France on map
Where is France on the map. France on map (Western Europe - Europe) to print. France on map (Western Europe - Europe) to download. France is located on the western edge of Europe, bordered by the Bay of Biscay (North Atlantic Ocean) in the west, by the English Channel in the northwest, and by the North Sea in the north as its shown in France on map. France borders Belgium and Luxembourg in the northeast, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy in the east, the Mediterranean Sea, Monaco, Spain and Andorra in the south. In addition, France shares maritime borders with the United Kingdom.
France, a Western European country that also includes serveral overseas territories and regions has a total area of 640,679 km2 (247,368 sq mi). It is geographically positioned both in the Northern and Eastern hemispheres of the Earth as its mentioned in France on map. France is the 2nd largest and also one of the most geographically diverse countries in Europe.
The locations of 5 overseas regions of France as you can see in France on map are: French Guiana in Northern South America, between Brazil and Suriname, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean. Guadeloupe: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Puerto Rico. Martinique: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago. Mayotte: Southern Indian Ocean, island in the Mozambique Channel, about halfway between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique. Reunion: Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar.
France shares borders with multiple neighbors—whose influences are felt in everything from architecture to language, fashion, and cuisine. In the east, France has a common border with Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and the Principality of Monaco. Traveling to the southwest of the country, you will bump up against Spain and the Principality of Andorra in the southeast as its shown in France on map. The country also has eight overseas territories, including the Islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélemy, and French Polynesia (amongst others). The French island of Corsica lies just off the mainland, a five-hour ferry ride from the city of Nice in the Mediterranean Sea. Kissing-cousins with nearby Italy, Corsica is known as the L’île de beauté (the Beautiful Island) and has some of the most diverse landscapes in all of France.