France shares a border with eight countries: Andorra, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain and Switzerland. French Guinea, an important part of the republic, borders Brazil and Suriname. France is 211,209 square miles in area and is the largest country in the European Union.Continue Reading
The total length of the French border is about 1,709 miles. Andorra shares 34 miles of border, Belgium shares 345 miles, Germany shares 260 miles, Italy shares 296 miles, Luxembourg shares 43 miles, Monaco shares 4 miles, Spain shares 401 miles and Switzerland shares 326 miles of border. French Guinea has a border of 748 miles and shares 403 miles with Brazil and 345 miles with Suriname.
France is home to many types of landscapes including coastal plains in the north and west as well as mountainous areas to the east, south, southeast and southwest. The Alps are located to the southeast and the Pyrenees in the southwest.Learn more about France
The modern countries of Portugal, Spain, Andorra, England, France, Monaco, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, San Marino, Malta, Austria and the Czech Republic. In addition, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Albania, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Cyprus, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, Lybia, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco were all part of the Roman Empire.Full Answer >
Belgium, Germany and Switzerland are three countries that border France. Italy, Monaco, Luxembourg, Andorra and Spain are the rest of the countries that share a border with France. The country is also bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay.Full Answer >
At its height, the Roman Empire covered much of Europe, including areas that would become Portugal, Spain, Andorra, England, France, Monaco, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, San Marino, Malta, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hungary, Albania, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Armenia. It also included territory in the Middle East and Africa that later became Syria, Iraq, Cyprus, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.Full Answer >
Western Europe consists of nine countries, including Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands and Switzerland, according to the United Nations. This designation of Western Europe is part of the geoscheme for the Europe continent that was developed by the United Nations Statistics Division. Europe is divided into other subdivisions, as well, including Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Europe.Full Answer >