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 France 
 Main prefix
 F 
 Callsigns series
 FAA-FZZ, HWA-HYZ, THA-THZ, TKA-TKZ, TMA-TMZ, TOA-TQZ, TVA-TXZ 
 Time zone
 +1 h 
 Continent
 Europe 
 ITU zone
 27 
 CQ zone
 14 
 Metropole
 
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 Flag description 
Three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), white, and red; known as the French Tricouleur (Tricolor); the design and/or colors are similar to a number of other flags, including those of Belgium, Chad, Ireland, Cote d'Ivoire, Luxembourg, and Netherlands; the official flag for all French dependent areas
 
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 France 
 Capital: 
Paris
 Administrative
 divisions: 
12 regions (regions, singular - region): Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte (Burgundy-Free County), Bretagne (Brittany), Centre-Val de Loire (Center-Loire Valley), Grand Est (Grand East), Hauts-de-France (Upper France), Ile-de-France, Normandie (Normandy), Nouvelle-Aquitaine (New Aquitaine), Occitanie (Occitania), Pays de la Loire (Lands of the Loire), Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur.
 Population: 
total: 63,713,926

note: 60,876,136 in metropolitan France (2007 est.)
 Languages: 
French 100%, rapidly declining regional dialects and languages (Provencal, Breton, Alsatian, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Flemish)
 Geographic
 coordinates: 
46° 00' N, 2° 00' E
 Area total: 
547,030 sq. km
includes only metropolitan France, excludes the overseas administrative divisions
 Land area: 
545,630 sq. km
 Water area: 
1,400 sq. km
 Total land
 boundaries: 
2,889 km
 Borders
 with neighbor
 countries: 
Andorra 56.6 km, Belgium 620 km, Germany 451 km, Italy 488 km, Luxembourg 73 km, Monaco 4.4 km, Spain 623 km, Switzerland 573 km
 Coastline: 
3,427 km
 Elevation
 extremes: 
Rhone River delta -2 m - Mont Blanc 4,807 m
 Internet
 country code: 
.fr
 Currency: 
euro (EUR)
 Name -
 conventional
 long form: 
French Republic
 Name -
 conventional
 short form: 
France
 Name - local
 long form: 
Republique Francaise
 Name - local
 short form: 
France
 Independence: 
481 (unified by Clovis)
 Constitution: 
28 September 1958, amended concerning election of president in 1962, amended to comply with provisions of EC Maastricht Treaty in 1992, Amsterdam Treaty in 1996, Treaty of Nice in 2000, amended to tighten immigration laws 1993
 Government
 type: 
republic
 Dependent
 areas: 
Bassas da India, Clipperton Island, Europa Island, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Glorioso Islands, Juan de Nova Island, New Caledonia, Tromelin Island, Wallis and Futuna
the US does not recognize claims to Antarctica
 National
 holiday: 
Bastille Day, 14 July (1789)
 
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