France (French: [fʁɑ̃s] Listen), officially the French Republic (French: République française), is a transcontinental country predominantly located in Western Europe and spanning overseas regions and territories in the Americas and the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.[XII] Its metropolitan area extends from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea; overseas territories include French Guiana in South America, Saint Pierre and Miquelon in the North Atlantic, the French West Indies, and many islands in Oceania and the Indian Ocean. Due to its several coastal territories, France has the largest exclusive economic zone in the world. France borders Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Monaco, Italy, Andorra, and Spain in continental Europe, as well as the Netherlands, Suriname, and Brazil in the Americas via its overseas territories in French Guiana and Saint Martin. Its eighteen integral regions (five of which are overseas) span a combined area of 643,801 km2 (248,573 sq mi) and close to 68 million people (as of July 2022). France is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country’s largest city and main cultural and commercial centre; other major urban areas include Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse, Lille, Bordeaux, and Nice.
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Macron’s Pension Bill is Passed, only 9 votes keep Elisabeth Borne as France’s PM
20 Marzo 2023 - 19:05
The final leg of Macron’s controversial pension bill is concluded. With Elisabeth Borne confirmed as France’s Prime Minister, the reform is passed.
Macron Passes Pension Bill without Parliament Approval, what is happening in France
16 Marzo 2023 - 18:11
French president Emmanuel Macron overran the Parliament to pass a controversial pension bill, a move that could lose him government support.
France locked in Nation-Wide protests against Pension Reform. Will Macron concede?
31 Gennaio 2023 - 15:45
Emmanuel Macron has been trying to reform the pension system in France for years now. The public, however, has always been fiercely against.
Germany dances with China, leaves France on the hook. EU more divided than ever
26 Ottobre 2022 - 16:48
With the worst political crisis in Europe since WWII, relations between France and Germany keep worsen while Berlin strikes new deals with China.
Here’s how France and the UK plan to save energy this winter
7 Ottobre 2022 - 15:19
As European countries prepare for the impending gas crisis, let us see two different strategies implemented by the UK and France to reduce energy consumption.