• Accession to the EU: 1957 founder member
  • Accession to the Council of Europe: 1949 founder member
  • Surface area: 550 000 km2
  • Population: 67,29 million inhabitants (2020)
  • Capital city: Paris (9,8 million inhabitants)
  • Official languages: French
  • Listen to French
  • Main religion: Catholic
  • Currency: Euro
  • Political system: Republic
  • Head of state: President Emmanuel Macron since May 7th, 2017.
  • Head of government: Prime Minister Jean Castex since Jully 3 st, 2020.
  • International code: + 33
  • National holiday: July 14
  • The French members of the European Parliament