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France. Satellite image of the European country of France and the surrounding area. North is at top. Water is blue, vegetation is green, urban areas are grey, dry areas are brown, snow and ice are white, and shallow coastal waters are light blue. The area here is about 550 by 400 kilometres. The major geographical features are the capital city of France, Paris (upper centre), part of Belgium and Germany (upper right), the Alps mountain range (centre right, including Switzerland and parts of Austria and Italy), Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea (bottom right), northern Spain (lower left), the Bay of Biscay (centre left) and the English Channel and part of England (upper left). For the borders of France, see E075/086.
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