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Country (long form) French Republic
Capital Paris
Total Area 211,209.46 sq mi
547,030.00 sq km
(slightly less than twice the size of Colorado)
Population 59,551,227 (July 2001 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050 58,967,418
Languages French 100%, rapidly declining regional dialects and languages (Provencal, Breton, Alsatian, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Flemish)
Literacy 99.0% total, 99.0% male, 99.0% female (1980 est.)
Religions Roman Catholic 90%, Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim (North African workers) 3%, unaffiliated 4%
Life Expectancy 75.01 male, 83.01 female (2001 est.)
Government Type republic
Currency 1 euro (EUR) = 100 cents
GDP (per capita) $24,400 (2000 est.)
Industry machinery, chemicals, automobiles, metallurgy, aircraft, electronics; textiles, food processing; tourism
Agriculture wheat, cereals, sugar beets, potatoes, wine grapes; beef, dairy products; fish
Arable Land 33%
Natural Resources coal, iron ore, bauxite, zinc, potash, timber, fish


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