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France is part of:
Europe & CIS · Western Europe ·
Water Basins of France:
Bidasoa · Ebro · Garonne · Po · Rhine · Rhone · Roia · Schelde · Seine · Yser ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Paris
Neighbouring Countries Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra, Spain, Brazil, Suriname, Netherlands
Total Area 643,427 km2
  - Water 3,374 km2 (0.52%) / 52 m2/ha
  - Land 640,053 km2
Coastline 4,668 km
Population 60,495,540 (110 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.955 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 32.7 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $2,987,000 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $32,700
National UN Presence UNDP, UNHCR, UNESCO, UNIDO, UNEP, UNU
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 227,155 km2 (35.49%)
     - Arable 214,162 km2 (33.46%)
     - Permanent Crops 12,993 km2 (2.03%)
     - Irrigated 26,190 km2
  - Non cultivated 16,635 km2 (64.51%)
Average Annual RainfallD 867 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 189 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 39.96 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 10%
  - For Domestic Use 16%
  - For Industrial Use 74%
  - Per Capita 674 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
  - Improved Sanitation 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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> Sector Assessment | Sector Coordination | Donor Profile

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Contents

News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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  1. France/projects ‎(2,631 views) . . WikiBot
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  3. France/who is who ‎(1,102 views) . . WikiBot
  4. France/articles ‎(1,118 views) . . WikiBot
  5. France/Maps ‎(1,161 views) . . WikiBot
  6. User:Adriana.miljkovic ‎(9,818 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  7. Image:Francebasin.jpg ‎(830 views) . . Juerg.staudenmann
  8. The Basin Approach in France/Map ‎(2,329 views) . . Juerg.staudenmann


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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about France

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Case studies in or about France

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Rhine River Basin ‎(58,599 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Rhine Case Study ‎(10,990 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. The Basin Approach in France ‎(7,148 views) . . WikiBot


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on France
  1. Water Transfer from the Ebro River ‎(2,270 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Rhine River Basin ‎(58,599 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. Rhine Case Study ‎(10,990 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on France
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Rhine River Basin ‎(58,599 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Rhine Case Study ‎(10,990 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. Water Transfer from the Ebro River ‎(2,270 views) . . WikiBot


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Who is Who

People working in France
  1. Marguerite.Dechaisemartin ‎(75 views)
  2. Marine.Rebuffel-Amselek ‎(152 views)
  3. Meria.Puhakka ‎(174 views)
  4. Lynda.Hawe ‎(159 views)
  5. Olivier.Puech ‎(159 views)
  6. Denis.Drechsler ‎(148 views)
  7. Johannes.Jütting ‎(146 views)
  8. Abigail.Parish ‎(140 views)
  9. Pilar.Chiang-Joo ‎(145 views)
  10. Léna.Salamé ‎(297 views)


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Organizations working in France
  1. International Commissions for the Protection of Mosel and Saar Against Pollution ‎(1,814 views) . . WikiBot
  2. International Commission for the Scheldt ‎(2,289 views) . . WikiBot
  3. International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine ‎(5,076 views) . . WikiBot
  4. International Commission for the Protection of Lake Geneva ‎(2,186 views) . . WikiBot
  5. International Commission for the Meuse/Maas ‎(1,836 views) . . WikiBot


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References

See also

External Resources

"Water Supply and Sanitation in France" on wikipedia


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