General facts: France

Political system: republicCapital: ParisTotal area: 550,000 square kilometresPopulation: about 66 millionOfficial language: FrenchCurrency: euroSource: The French Embassy

The Louvre , in Paris.The Louvre , in Paris. (Source: Jana Liptáková)

Political system: republic
Capital: Paris
Total area: 550,000 square kilometres
Population: about 66 million
Official language: French
Currency: euro
Source: The French Embassy

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Marian Kocner at the Supreme Court, June 15, 2021.

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