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  • It is a country consisting of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.
  • The metropolitan area of France extends from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea.
  • It borders Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland, Monaco and Italy to the east and Andorra and Spain to the south.
  • The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.
  • France, including its overseas territories, has the most time zones of any country, with a total of 12.

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