Overview - France

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Capital:Paris
Area:547,030 km²
Population:60,876,136 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):French - 100%, declining regional dialects and languages.
Religion(s):Roman Catholic - 83%-88%, Muslim - 5%-10%, Protestant - 2%, Jewish - 1%, unaffiliated - 4%.
Ethnic Group(s):Celtic and Latin with Teutonic, Slavic, North African, Indochinese, Basque minorities.