Official Name: The French Republic
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Semi-Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republique Française
ISO Country Codes: FR : FRA
Internet Domain: .fr
Government Web Site:
Capital: Paris Main Airports: Charles de Gaulle Airport, Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport, Paris Orly Airport, Strasbourg Airport
Language(s): French Population: 68,305,148
Currency: Euro ISO Currency Code: EUR
Telephone Dial In: +33 ID Prefix: 00


Government Website:
Sovereign Ratings:
Central Bank: Banque de France
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 0.82771 euros (EUR) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 8.12% (2019 est.)
Population below poverty line: 13.6% (2018 est.)
Inflation Rate: 1.1% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 1.15% (Dec-20 - TradingEconomics)
GDP: $3.048 trillion (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $45,000 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: Euro
Currency Code: EUR
World Bank Classification: High-Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 1.7% wheat, cereals, sugar beets, potatoes, wine grapes; beef, dairy products; fish
Industry: 19.4% machinery, chemicals, automobiles, metallurgy, aircraft, electronics; textiles, food processing; tourism
Services: 78.8%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
Stock & Securities Exchange: Euronext Paris ;

National Dataset(s):


Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

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Business Language(s): French
Customs & Excise:
Development Bank(s): AFD; BPI France; The Social Development Bank in Europe;
National Standards Bureau: Association française de normalisation
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 15/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 21/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: 13/136 (2016)
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Export Credit Agency: PROPARCO ; Export Insurance Agency: Bpifrance Assurance Export ; Coface ;

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Investment & Export Promotion Agency: Business France ;