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Presentation of France : Geography

Country's official name :
France
Capital:
Paris
Population of main metropolitan areas:
Paris (2,175,700) ; Marseille (868,300) ; Lyon (518,700) ; Toulouse (486,900) ; Nice (341,100) ; Nantes (314,200) ; Montpellier (290,100) ; Strasbourg (284,700) ; Bordeaux (257,100) ; Lille (233,100)
Area:
549,087 km²
Type of Climate :
In France, the climate varies according to the region: temperate, oceanic, with mild winters and summers in the West and North West; continental in the East; Mediterranean, with hot, very dry summers, and mild, wet winters and sometimes very windy in the South East.
Local Time:
It is %T:%M %A In Paris
Summer Time Period :
Summer time from March to October.
Official Language:
French
Other Languages Spoken:
The regional languages (Breton, Occitan, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Alsation, Picard, etc.) are only spoken locally and by a minority of French people.
Business Language(s):
Although French is the official language in France, many businesspeople speak English. However, depending on the type, geographical location and sector of activity of the company, it may be difficult to find someone who speaks English. Being able to communicate and negotiate in French provides a distinct advantage.

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