Three are seven major landforms in France: the Cotentin Peninsula, the Brittany Peninsula, the Channel islands, Corsica, the Alps, Gorges du Verdon and various coastal islands. Taken as a whole, France resembles a pentag... More »

Some landforms of Paris include a sedimentary basin, Seine River, the L'ile de la Cite and Ile St. Louis. Paris is the capital of France and its largest city, as of April 2015. It is part of the region known as Ile-de-Fr... More »

The major landforms of Italy are mountains, volcanoes, beaches and islands. The shape of a boot that extends into the Mediterranean Sea is the country's most distinctive feature. More »

France has great variety in its landscapes, from 15,000-foot mountains in the Alps to inland vineyards bordering Germany and terraced villas that dot the French Riviera along the Mediterranean Sea. The diversity of its r... More »

France comprises a total area of about 246,000 square miles, making it the 43rd-largest country in the world and the largest country in the European Union. France has a total population of about 66.2 million people as of... More »

France doesn't have an official nickname, but it is sometimes referred to as "the hexagon." The nickname is a direct reference to the shape of the country, which is hexagonal. More »

As of 2015, it is estimated that the population of France is 64.9 million, making it the 21st most populated country in the world. In addition, there are about three million people living in overseas French territories. More »