France Facts And Figures

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Facts About France

Population

66,259,012 million (July 2014 est.), including five overseas regions.

Gross Domestic Product PPP (GDP)

US$2.276 trillion (2013 est.)

GDP Per Capita

US$35,700 (2013 est.)

Inflation Rate

0.9% (2013 est.)

Currency

Euro (EUR)

Exchange Rate Versus U.S. Dollar

0.88 euro per U.S. dollar (Feb. 10, 2015)

Language

French

Capital

Paris

Population of Capital City

12 million (metropolitan area)

Time Zone

GMT plus 1

International Dialing Code

33

Electricity

230V / 50 Hz. Plug Type: E

System of Government

Republic

Current Leader

President Francois Hollande (since May 15, 2012)

Inheritance Tax

0% to 60%

Transfer Tax

3% to 5.09%

Sales Tax

20%

Restrictions on Foreign 
Ownership of Property

None

Local Chamber of Commerce

www.acfci.cci.fr 
46-48, Avenue de la Grande Armee.
CS 50071 75858
Paris Cedex 17
Tel: 33-0-1-4069-3700

American Chamber of Commerce

www.amchamfrance.org
AmCham France 
77, Rue de Miromesnil 
75008 Paris

Tel: 33-0-1-5643-4567

Primary Exports

Machinery and transportation equipment, aircraft, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, iron, steel, beverages.

National Airline

Air France
www.airfrance.com

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