Flag of France

The French flag is a vertical tricolour. The used colors in the flag are blue, red, white. The proportion of the French flag is 2:3. The Flag of France was adopted in 1830. The first use of the current flag design was in 1794. The last change to the current French flag design was in 1830.

Flag of France

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Flag proportion

Ratio 2:3


  • First flag usage: 1794
  • Adoption current flag: 1830
  • Last change flag: 1830

Flag colors


About France


62 814 233


212 935 sq mi
551 500 km2

Population density

295 sq mi
114 km2

Country information

Country: France
Continent: Europe
Official languages: French
Capital: Paris
Government: Unitary semi‑presidential constitutional republic
Border length: 1 795 miles / 2 889 km
Neighbouring countries
Andorra: 35 miles 57 km
Belgium: 385 miles 620 km
Germany: 280 miles 451 km
Italy: 303 miles 488 km
Luxembourg: 45 miles 73 km
Monaco: 3 miles 4 km
Spain: 387 miles 623 km
Switzerland: 356 miles 573 km

The French flag is the flag of the country named France. France is located in continental Europe. France has 8 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of France is 1 795 mi/ 2 889 km. France border neighbours and border lengths are: Andorra: 56,6 km, Belgium: 620 km, Germany: 451 km, Italy: 488 km, Luxembourg: 73 km, Monaco: 4,4 km, Spain: 623 km, Switzerland: 573 km.

62 814 233 people are living in France, a country stretching over 212 935 sq mi/ 551 500 km² (0.52% water). The population density in France is of 295 per sq mi/ 114 people per km². The official language of France is French. The capital city of France is Paris. France is a Unitary semi‑presidential constitutional republic.

The currency in France is the Euro € (EUR). UTC (standard time) in France is UTC+01:00 and UTC+02:00 in summer. France has the unique two-letter country code, FR (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is FRA, and its three-digit country code is 250. The calling code for France is +33.




Euro € (EUR)


CET: UTC+01:00
CEST: UTC+02:00


Internet TLD: FR
Three-letter country code: FRA
Three-digit country code: 250
Calling code: +33