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France

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Population:

61,037,510 (2008)

Land area:

545,630 sq. km.

Capital:

Paris (pop: 2,144,700; 2005)

Economy:

In 2006, France ranked 16th in the UNDP Human Development Index and 6th in total GDP, with a per capita GDP of $36,546.72. Public debt accounts for 63.9 percent of total GDP, while 6.2 percent of the French are beneath the poverty line.

Main language(s):

French

Monkey's name:

Le Singe (luh sonzh)

Fun fact:

France produces over 400 varieties of cheese. It is also the world’s top wine producer, generating 57,541 hectoliters of the good stuff in 2000. No news here, really.

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