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Located in Western Europe, extending from the English Channel and the North Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, France has a population of around 65 million. The country has the fifth largest economy in the world and is also the most-visited country. France has 37 UNESCO World Heritage sites, and its cities have a high cultural interest. Major destinations include Paris, the French Riviera, the castles of the Loire Valley, and Disneyland Paris. France's climate is varied. The north and northwest have a temperate climate similar to England. The west has an oceanic climate with high rainfall, mild winters, and cool to warm summers. The south-east has a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. Inland, there is a continental climate with hot, wet summers and colder, drier winters. The mountainous regions have an alpine climate with temperatures below freezing and snow cover lasting up to six months.