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Description: The physical map of France showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.


France Facts and Country Information...

France is a country based in the western part of the European continent. It is bordered by the English Channel and Bay of Biscay to the west, Spain and Mediterranean Sea to the south and Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Italy to the east.
The total land area covered by France is 543965 square kilometers. After adding the overseas land areas the total amounts up to 674843 square kilometers.
The country is dominated by rolling hills and flat plains in the north and west, whereas the rest of the country sports a hilly rugged terrain. The highest point in the country is Mount Blanc which measures up to be 4808 meters tall and the deepest point is 2 meters under the Rhone River Delta.
The country is crisscrossed by more than a 1000 rivers. The longest among them is the Loire River which is 625 miles long. The river begins in the hilly southeastern region and goes all the way to Nantes. The Rhone is the largest river in the country as far as depth and volume are concerned.
The lakes in France are also many and the largest lake in Europe, Lake Geneva, is partly in France and partly in Switzerland. All rivers in France are sorted by their origin, they are either Glacial, lakes in plains or coastal lakes.

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