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France map

With an area of 543,965 sq km, France is the largest country in western Europe. To the South West forms the mountainous Pyrenean boundary with Spain, the West side is the Atlantic coast, and the North West borders with the Channel of Manche. The North East side marks the frontier with Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Saar. On the East, the Rhine river provides a natural frontier with Germany, the Jura Mountains and the Alps divide France from Switzerland and Italy, at whose border stands France’s, and the Alps’, highest mass, Mont Blanc . Finally, the South East of France skirts the Mediterranean.

map of France