Amazing Facts About the French Border
From the 19th to the 20th centuries, the French colonial empire was the second-largest colonial empire in the world only following the British Empire; it stretched over 13.5 million km2 (5.2 million sq mi) of land at its height in the 1920s and 1930s.
The current border of France is bearing traces of the country’s past colonial history.
Nowadays France has boundaries with 11 nations, totalling 4,176 kilometres (2,595 mi).
The most amazing fact is that France has the longest border with Brazil!