France on world map
France in map of world. France on world map (Western Europe - Europe) to print. France on world map (Western Europe - Europe) to download. France possesses the second-largest exclusive economic zone in the world, covering 11,035,000 km2 (4,260,000 sq mi), just behind that of the EEZ of the United States (11,351,000 km2 / 4,383,000 sq mi), but ahead of the EEZ of Australia (8,148,250 km2 / 4,111,312 mi2) as its shown in France on world map. Its EEZ covers approximately 8% of the total surface of all the EEZs of the world.
France is one of the world most developed countries, it possesses the world fifth largest economy measured by GDP, the ninth-largest economy measured by purchasing power parity and is Europe second largest economy by nominal GDP as its mentioned in France on world map. It is also the fourth wealthiest in the world – in aggregate household wealth. France enjoys a high standard of living as well as a high public education level, and has also one of the world's longest life expectancies.
The influence France has on the world, both in the past and today, is difficult to overstate. Located in Western Europe, France is one of the world oldest countries, and its reach extends around the globe through science, politics, economics and perhaps above all, culture. The country is one of the world top exporters of weapons as you can see in France on world map.
France has the world fifth largest nominal military budget, as well as (in terms of personnel) the largest military in the EU, the third largest in NATO and one of the largest in the world as its shown in France on world map. France also possesses the third largest stockpile of nuclear weapons in the world – with around 300 active warheads as of 25 May 2010 – and the world second largest diplomatic corps (second only to that of the United States).