France

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in France

Official name:French Republic
Capital:Paris
Area:total: 547,030 sq km
land: 545,630 sq km
note: includes only metropolitan France; excludes the overseas administrative divisions
water: 1,400 sq km
Climate:generally cool winters and mild summers, but mild winters and hot summers along the Mediterranean; occasional strong, cold, dry, north-to-northwesterly wind known as mistral
Location:Western Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay and English Channel, between Belgium and Spain, southeast of the UK; bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and Spain
Geographic coordinates:46 00 N, 2 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly less than twice the size of Colorado
Land boundaries:total: 2,889 km
border countries: Andorra 56.6 km, Belgium 620 km, Germany 451 km, Italy 488 km, Luxembourg 73 km, Monaco 4.4 km, Spain 623 km, Switzerland 573 km
Coastline:3,427 km
Terrain:mostly flat plains or gently rolling hills in north and west; remainder is mountainous, especially Pyrenees in south, Alps in east
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Rhone River delta -2 m
highest point: Mont Blanc 4,807 m

Map of France

Map of France

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