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Quick Guide to the System of Government in France

Official Name of

French Republic

Capital City of

Paris

Type of Government in

Presidential Parliamentary Republic

Branches of Government in

Executive Branch
President of the General Council & President of the Regional Council
Legislative Branch
General Council
Judicial Branch
Courts

Urban Spread in

80% of population live in urban areas

Economy in

Major Developed Economy

Administrative Divisions in

22 regions
 Alsace
 Aquitaine
 Auvergne
 Basse-Normandie
 Bourgogne
 Bretagne
 Centre
 Champagne-Ardenne
 Corse (Corse/Corsica is a Territorial Collectivity)
 Franche-Comte
 Haute-Normandie
 Ile-de-France
 Languedoc-Roussillon
 Limousin
 Lorraine
 Midi-Pyrenees
 Nord-Pas-de-Calais
 Pays de la Loire
 Picardie
 Poitou-Charentes
 Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
 Rhone-Alpes
Overseas Departments
 French Guiana
 Guadeloupe
 Martinique
 Reunion
Overseas Territorial Collectivities
 Mayotte
 Saint Pierre
 Miquelon