France

France is a popular travel destination and has been featured many times on the Amateur Traveler.

Some facts about France:

  • France is the largest country in Western Europe
  • France is 3/4 the size of Texas.
  • The average life expectancy at birth for the French is 81.5 years.
  • France has an estimated population of 64.5 million, making it the 19th most populous country.
  • France is home to 41 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • The Eiffel Tower was supposed to be temporary and was initially unpopular.
  • Denim comes from the French city of Nimes.
  • France produces almost 360 different types of cheese.