France covers more time zones than any country on the planet

France is famous for many things, including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Cathedral of Notre Dame. But it also happens to hold the world record for the country with the most time zones. France covers 12 time zones, mostly due to its various territories all around the world. Even the Unites States and Russia, two of the world's largest nations, only cover 11 different time zones.