Cartographies of France

France, a country of 67 million inhabitants in 2019, has a total surface area of 643,801 km². The country shares borders with Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, with the Principalities of Monaco and Andorra in the case of metropolitan France. There are also borders with Brazil, Suriname and the Netherlands if we consider the South American continent.

Administratively, France has 13 regions and 122 departments for the 34,979 communes (as of January 1, 2019). In terms of relief, France has important mountain massifs (French Alps, Pyrenees, Corsica, Massif Central, Jura, Vosges Massif) and cumlmine with the highest peak in Western Europe at 4810 meters with the Mont Blanc.

On this page are gathered a series of maps of France, selected for their quality, many maps are in high resolution to appreciate the details. The numerous maps of France are classified by themes: maps with the different administrative divisions (Regions, departments, districts, etc...), maps of the French relief, topographic maps, maps of rivers and mountain ranges, and many others. You will find at a glance the map of France you are looking for, whether for practical or educational purposes.

Below is a map of France with the regional division into 13 regions. However, this map of France does not show the final names of the new regions, but the names listed for the merged regions before the new names are added. For an updated map with the assigned region names, go to map France regions a little further down.

For a detailed map of France with the largest cities and the contours of the departments you can go to the page map France of cities or refer to one of the many maps of France below.

Map of France

Maps of France's departments, broken down by department

French Departments

  • 01 - Ain
  • 02 - Aisne
  • 03 - Allier
  • 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
  • 05 - Hautes-Alpes
  • 06 - Alpes-Maritimes
  • 07 - Ardèche
  • 08 - Ardennes
  • 09 - Ariège
  • 10 - Aube
  • 11 - Aude
  • 12 - Aveyron
  • 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône
  • 14 - Calvados
  • 15 - Cantal
  • 16 - Charente
  • 17 - Charente-Maritime
  • 18 - Cher
  • 19 - Corrèze
  • 2A - Corse-du-Sud
  • 2B - Haute-Corse
  • 21 - Côte-d'Or
  • 22 - Côtes-d'Armor
  • 23 - Creuse
  • 24 - Dordogne
  • 25 - Doubs
  • 26 - Drôme
  • 27 - Eure
  • 28 - Eure-et-Loir
  • 29 - Finistère
  • 30 - Gard
  • 31 - Haute-Garonne
  • 32 - Gers
  • 33 - Gironde
  • 34 - Hérault
  • 35 - Ille-et-Vilaine
  • 36 - Indre
  • 37 - Indre-et-Loire
  • 38 - Isère
  • 39 - Jura
  • 40 - Landes
  • 41 - Loir-et-Cher
  • 42 - Loire
  • 43 - Haute-Loire
  • 44 - Loire-Atlantique
  • 45 - Loiret
  • 46 - Lot
  • 47 - Lot-et-Garonne
  • 48 - Lozère
  • 49 - Maine-et-Loire
  • 50 - Manche
  • 51 - Marne
  • 52 - Haute-Marne
  • 53 - Mayenne
  • 54 - Meurthe-et-Moselle
  • 55 - Meuse
  • 56 - Morbihan
  • 57 - Moselle
  • 58 - Nièvre
  • 59 - Nord
  • 60 - Oise
  • 61 - Orne
  • 62 - Pas-de-Calais
  • 63 - Puy-de-Dôme
  • 64 - Pyrénées-Atlantiques
  • 65 - Hautes-Pyrénées
  • 66 - Pyrénées-Orientales
  • 67 - Bas-Rhin
  • 68 - Haut-Rhin
  • 69 - Rhône
  • 70 - Haute-Saône
  • 71 - Saône-et-Loire
  • 72 - Sarthe
  • 73 - Savoie
  • 74 - Haute-Savoie
  • 75 - Paris
  • 76 - Seine-Maritime
  • 77 - Seine-et-Marne
  • 78 - Yvelines
  • 79 - Deux-Sèvres
  • 80 - Somme
  • 81 - Tarn
  • 82 - Tarn-et-Garonne
  • 83 - Var
  • 84 - Vaucluse
  • 85 - Vendée
  • 86 - Vienne
  • 87 - Haute-Vienne
  • 88 - Vosges
  • 89 - Yonne
  • 90 - Territoire de Belfort
  • 91 - Essonne
  • 92 - Hauts-de-Seine
  • 93 - Seine-Saint-Denis
  • 94 - Val-de-Marne
  • 95 - Val-d'Oise
  • 971 - Guadeloupe
  • 972 - Martinique
  • 973 - Guyane
  • 974 - La Réunion
  • 976 - Mayotte
  • 999 - Polynésie Française
  • 999 - Saint-Barthélemy
  • 999 - Saint-Martin
  • 999 - Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • 999 - Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon
  • 999 - Wallis-et-Futuna

Maps of France with major cities

The most populated cities

The largest cities (in terms of surface area) in metropolitan France

Relief maps, French mountain ranges

The main French mountain ranges

Below are the main mountain massifs in France with their highest peaks:

  • French Alps : Mont Blanc with 4810 meters is the highest peak in France.
  • Pyrenees : le Vignemale, 3298 meters
  • Corsica : the Monte Cinto, 2706 metres
  • Massif central : le Puy de Sancy, 1886 meters
  • Jura: the Crêt de la Neige, 1723 metres
  • Massif des Vosges : the Ballon de Guebwiller, 1424 meters

The highest French cities

French cities with the lowest altitudes

The most densely populated cities at over 1000 meters above sea level

Dynamic map of France


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