France is a country located in Western Europe that also comprises various overseas islands and territories located in other continents. Metropolitan France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is often referred to as L’Hexagone ("The Hexagon") because of the geometric shape of its territory.

Also, you might want to refer this to the Romans and Hannibal how he faced the Gauls in his journey to attack Rome, especially through the snow mountains.