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    • The 2006 census
      • total pop. at just over 61 million
    • Average pop. of 107 people per km2
    • one of the less densely pop. in Europe
      • in comparison at 460 people per km2
    • Average density is not a particularly useful indictor, as pop. distribution is highly uneven
    • half of the pop. takes up just over 10% of the surface area
      • Includes Paris, the Mediterranean and Brittany Coasts
    • These are the most densely populated, Paris with 20,000 people per km2
    • Country side is sparsely populated (some at 20 people per km2)
    • This includes mountainous areas of the Alps, Corsica and Pyrenees


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