France is the third largest European country in land area, behind Russia and Ukraine.
From a U.S. perspective, it’s somewhat smaller than Texas.
It is the world’s fourth largest economy, after the United States, Japan, and Germany.
France is the top tourist destination in the world, followed by Spain, the United States, and Italy. It is also a leading manufacturing and agricultural country.
Its automobile, steel, and chemical industries are among the largest in the world.
France is one of the most developed countries in the world and is a founding member of the United Nations and the European Union.