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France Elevation Map

France is renowned for its diverse topography. It is known for its rolling plateau, rugged mountain ranges and broad plains.


One of the most unique features of France's topography is the Pyrenees Mountains that form the boundary between France and Spain.


A large portion of southern France is dominated by the Massif Central, a large and highly elevated plateau with numerous rivers.

The French Alps dominate the southeast and are home to the country's highest peaks and some of Europe's most popular ski resorts.

Highest point

The highest point in France is Mont Blanc, standing at an impressive height of 4,810 meters above sea level. It is located in the French Alps on the border with Italy and is a popular destination for mountaineers and skiers.

Lowest point

The lowest point in France is the town of Les Moëres, located at 2 meters below sea level near the border with Belgium. This region is known for its flat landscapes and extensive wetlands.

Similar landscape

France's topography is similar to other European countries such as Spain, Italy and Switzerland that also feature mountain ranges, high plateaus and broad lowlands.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in France and their elevation above sea level.