Geopolitical map of France

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CapitalPopulationArea
Paris 64,768,389 547,030
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
FR +33 21:18:34 Europe/Paris
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Some data about France

France is a country of 64,768,389 inhabitants, with an area of ​547,030 km2, its capital is Paris and its time zone is "Europe/Paris". Its ISO code is "FR" in 2 positions and "FRA" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to France, you must dial your telephone code, which is 33. The currency used in France is the "Euro" (EUR).

The administrative subdivision of France (administrative division) is made up of 5 Régions d'Outre-Mer (level 1), 2 Pays constituants (level 1), 22 Régions (level 1), 4 Collectivités d'Outre-Mer (level 1), 3 Dépendances (level 1), 101 Départements (level 2), 341 Arrondissements (level 3) and 3779 Cantons (level 4). France has 39 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 1 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of France with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of France to access a zoom level and finer details.

France shares borders with Andorra, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg and Monaco.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in France

Number of cities by importance (population) in France. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
39 11 2 1
14.8 % 8.7 % 4.5 % 3.3 %
  • The 39 most important cities represent 14.8% of the entire population
  • The 11 most important cities represent 8.7% of the entire population
  • The 2 most important cities represent 4.5% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 3.3% of the entire population

Administrative division of France

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
5 Régions d'Outre-Mer1
2 Pays constituants1
22 Régions1
4 Collectivités d'Outre-Mer1
3 Dépendances1
101 Départements2
341 Arrondissements3
3779 Cantons4

List of first-order administrative division in France

  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
  • Bretagne
  • Centre-Val de Loire
  • Corse
  • Grand Est
  • Hauts-de-France
  • Île-de-France
  • Normandie
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
  • Occitanie
  • Pays de la Loire
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

List of major cities of France

  • Paris2 138 551 inhabitants
  • Marseille794 811 inhabitants
  • Lyon472 317 inhabitants
  • Toulouse433 055 inhabitants
  • Nice338 620 inhabitants
  • Nantes277 269 inhabitants
  • Strasbourg274 845 inhabitants
  • Montpellier248 252 inhabitants
  • Bordeaux231 844 inhabitants
  • Lille228 328 inhabitants
  • Rennes209 375 inhabitants
  • Reims196 565 inhabitants
  • Le Havre185 972 inhabitants
  • Cergy-Pontoise183 430 inhabitants
  • Saint-Étienne176 280 inhabitants
  • Toulon168 701 inhabitants
  • Angers168 279 inhabitants
  • Grenoble158 552 inhabitants
  • Dijon149 782 inhabitants
  • Nîmes148 236 inhabitants
  • Aix-en-Provence146 821 inhabitants
  • Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines146 598 inhabitants
  • Brest144 899 inhabitants
  • Le Mans144 515 inhabitants
  • Amiens143 086 inhabitants
  • Tours141 621 inhabitants
  • Limoges141 176 inhabitants
  • Clermont-Ferrand138 681 inhabitants
  • Villeurbanne131 445 inhabitants
  • Besançon128 426 inhabitants
  • Orléans124 149 inhabitants
  • Metz123 914 inhabitants
  • Rouen112 787 inhabitants
  • Mulhouse111 430 inhabitants
  • Perpignan110 706 inhabitants
  • Caen110 624 inhabitants
  • Boulogne-Billancourt108 782 inhabitants
  • Nancy105 334 inhabitants
  • Argenteuil101 475 inhabitants
  • Saint-Denis96 128 inhabitants