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France
(8,846 words)

La République Française (The French Republic)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

65,721,000

Area

540,000 sq. km (210,000 sq. mi)

Population density

120/sq. km (310/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.39% (per 1,000: births 11, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

18%

Urban dwellers

81% (0.67% p.a.)

Largest cities

Paris 11,017,000; Lyon 1,719,000; Marseille 1,608,000; Lille 1,063,000; Toulouse 1,024,000; plus 15 over 300,000

Languages & peoples (W…

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“France”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02FRA>
First published online: 2020



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