This MODIS Terra image, acquired June 12, 2006, provides a nice view of Northern Italy and France, and part of Switzerland Contents. Therefore France is the leading investor in Italy, apart from Luxembourg and the Netherlands. And which are foreign investment platforms, with an FDI stock representing a fifth of total international investment in the country. Also Italy is the fifth-largest investor in France, behind the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and Switzerland.
The two countries share a 488-kilometre (303 mi) border. Therefore the border was largely determined in 1860. Also in the Treaty of Turin with minor rectifications performed during the 1947 Treaty of Paris. Therefore the kingdom of France had shared a border with the Duchy.