France - General information
Region region
Capital Paris
Language French
Currency Euro
Population 65,806,000
Phone code +33
Cost of living in France
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 265 347
Food 246 449
Transportation 55 183
Communications and utilities 73 95
Clothing 27 102
Sports and leisure 27 96
Total 692 1,272
Accommodation in France USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 267
Shared room in city centre 350
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 468
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 602
Coordinates of France
Time Zone Europe/Paris
GMT +1
DST +2
Latitude 46.000000000
Longitude 2.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 543 m.

List of largest cities in France

 
Paris Paris
Paris Île-de-France
2,138,551
Marseille Marseille
Marseille Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
794,811
Lyon Lyon
Lyon Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
472,317
Toulouse Toulouse
Toulouse Occitania
433,055
Nice Nice
Nice Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
338,620
Nantes Nantes
Nantes Pays de la Loire
277,269

Cost of living and prices in France

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 13 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 53 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 9 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 5 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 5 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 14 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 11 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 5 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 8 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 2 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 69 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 5 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 33 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 20,878 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 45 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 15 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 11 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 90 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 42 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 92 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 116 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 753 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 584 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,313 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,003 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 143 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 30 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 5,627 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 3,456 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,757 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 2.61%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in France

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 34 29 22 20 18 21 25 27 32 35 38 38 38
Average high °C 22 17 11 8 8 9 12 14 19 22 25 25 16
Average temperature °C 17 13 8 5 4 5 7 10 14 17 20 20 11
Average low °C 12 9 5 2 1 2 3 5 9 13 15 15 7
Record low °C 3 -2 -7 -12 -14 -13 -7 -2 0 5 7 6 -14
Rain Days 10 11 10 13 12 10 11 10 10 9 8 9 122
Snow Days 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 9
Fog Days 9 9 10 9 9 9 7 6 6 5 6 7 92
Thunderstorms Days 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 3 3 17
Snowfall Cm. 0 0 0 1 4 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 13
Average precipitation Mm. 66 82 76 79 75 62 67 74 87 78 62 65 873
Relative humidity % 76 80 83 85 83 79 74 72 71 70 68 70 76
Relative humidity morning % 79 80 78 78 77 77 76 76 77 76 75 77 77
Relative humidity evening % 56 64 67 70 68 63 58 55 55 54 52 51 59
Wind speed Km/h 12 15 17 18 19 16 18 18 16 15 14 14 16
Monthly sunshine Hours 179 122 74 60 73 94 150 177 202 225 246 231 1832
Day Length Hours 13 11 10 9 10 11 13 14 16 16 16 15 13
Dew point °C 12 9 5 3 2 1 4 5 9 12 13 14 88
Growing degree-day °C 200 93 10 0 0 0 3 32 127 225 300 288 1278
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 14 8 5 4 5 8 12 16 19 22 22 19 13
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