France: general facts

Political system: republicCapital: ParisTotal area: 550,000 square kilometresPopulation: 62 millionOfficial language: FrenchCurrency: euroNumber of French citizens living in Slovakia: about 1,100Source: The French Embassy

Political system: republic
Capital: Paris
Total area: 550,000 square kilometres
Population: 62 million
Official language: French
Currency: euro
Number of French citizens living in Slovakia: about 1,100
Source: The French Embassy

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