The information below contains geography information for France, including climate, weather,
cities, and area information. You can also check out the
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Area: 551,670 sq. km. (220,668 sq. mi.); largest west European country, about four-fifths the size of Texas.
Cities: Capital--Paris. Other cities--Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse, Strasbourg, Nice, Rennes, Lille, Bordeaux.
Climate: Temperate; similar to that of the eastern U.S.