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Which country has a higher overall elevation Spain or France?
August 29, 2013 12:31PM
France has the higher elevation.
France - Mont Blanc 4,808 m (15,781 ft)
Spain - Pico de Teide (Tenerife) on Canary Island 3,718 m (12,198 ft)
There is some room for discussion. While France has the tallest peak in European Union, much of France is lowland areas. In contrast, much of Spain is on a mid-level plateau. This means the on average a place in Spain will have higher elevation than a place in France.