66 836 154 inhabitants (2016)
Celtic and Latin with Teutonic, Slavic, North African, Indochinese, and Basque minorities.
Christian 63-66%, Muslim 7-9%, Buddhist 0.5-0.75%, Jewish 0.5-0.75%, other 0.5-1.0%, none 23-28%
344 795 sq km (mainland) + 4 766 884 sq km (French Polynesia) + 1 175 906 sq km (New Caledonia) + 435 657 sq km (Clipperton island) + 262 750 sq km (Wallis and Futuna)
Army (Armée de Terre), Navy (Marine Nationale), Air Force (Armée de l'Air).
    1) Matthew and Hunter Islands in the east of New Caledonia are claimed by France and Vanuatu; Madagascar claims the French territories of Bassas of India, Europa island, Glorioso Islands and the island of Juan de Nova. ; Comoros claim Mayotte; Mauritius claims Tromelin Island; France has made territorial claims in Antarctica.
    2) Canada and the United States work together to monitor and control illegal human and drug trafficking.
    3) Since November 2015, Canada has been committed to hosting Syrian refugees: there were 40 081 refugees in January 2017.