France Country Code +33

Country calling code +33

Alpha-2 Code FR

Alpha-3 Code FRA

About France

France (French: [fʁɑ̃s] (About this soundlisten)), officially the French Republic (French: République française, pronounced [ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛːz] (About this soundlisten)), is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.[XIII] The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions (five of which are situated overseas) span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.08 million (as of March 2020). 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 Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice. France, including its overseas territories, has the most number of time zones of any country, with a total of 12...

France Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 46°13'55"N / 2°12'34"E
  • CAPITAL: Paris
  • POPULATION: 65,231,249
  • AREA: 547,557 Km2
  • GDP: $2,582,501,307,216
  • TELEPHONES: 39,290,000
  • INTERNET HOSTS: 17,266,000
  • INTERNET USERS: 45,262,000

How to Call France from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call France from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 33, the country code for France.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in France

  • LANGUAGES: French (official) 100%, rapidly declining regional dialects and languages (Provencal, Breton, Alsatian, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Flemish)
  • CURRENCY: Euro (EUR)

    Type E French 2-pin

    • Primarily used in France, Belgium, Poland, Slovakia & Czechia
    • 2 pins
    • Grounded
    • 16 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug types C, E & F

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UTC/GMT +2 hours

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