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France

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Recent Tsunami Events in France

Date (Y/M/D)NameMagnitude
2003/05/21 BOURMEDES, ALGERIA 6.9
     
     
     
     

 

Country Information
Location 48°51.4′N 2°21.05'E1
Area 551,500 km2 3
Coastline 4,853 km*
Climate France has four broad climatic zones: the humid seaboard zone west of the line Bayonne-Lille with cool summers; a semi-continental zone with cold winters and hot summers in Alsace-Lorraine, along the rhodanian corridor and in the mountainous massifs (Alps, Pyrenees, Massif Central); an intermediate zone with cold winters and hot summers in the North, the Paris region and the central region; and a Mediterranean zone with mild winters and quite hot summers in the south of France.
Terrain  
Population 63,937,0003 
Official Languages French1
Natural Hazards Storm and flood2
  •  Sources : 
  • 1 Wikipedia
  • 2 Prevention web
  • 3 UN Data
  • * The World factbook
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