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More than Bastille, Bonaparte, and brie: Test your knowledge of France with our quiz!

With a culture and history as rich as the wines that originate from its pastoral lands, France has been loved, envied, and loathed by peoples and nations the world over. From Matisse to Marie Antoinette, from Napoleon to Charles de Gaulle, the land of the Franks has for centuries relished a leading role on the global stage. How much do you know about the land of Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité?

- Staff writer

1. Sprawling over 261,000 square miles, France is the largest country in the European Union in terms of landmass. Where does it stand in terms of its population?

With close to 65 million people, France ranks second in population size. Germany is first with nearly 82 million people.

With close to 65 million people, France ranks second in population size. Germany is first with nearly 82 million people.

With close to 65 million people, France ranks second in population size. Germany is first with nearly 82 million people.

With close to 65 million people, France ranks second in population size. Germany is first with nearly 82 million people.

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