By Lauren Bales

What is the size of France's area?

  • France is 260,558 square miles

What is the population of France?

  • France's population is 65.7 million as of 2012

How well educated and united is France's population?

  • France is one of the most well educated countries in the world.
  • 80% of people have someone to rely on in a time of need.

How large and well-equipped are France's armed forces?

  • France has one of the largest armies and air forces in the world.

What are France's physical features?

  • France' physical features include the Alps, Massif Central, and Pyrenees mountains, the Seine, Loire, and Garonne rivers, the Island of Corsica, and the Ardennes forest.

How productive is France's economy?

  • France is among the top six world economies.