How do I write the date in numbers in French?

The convention is as in the UK: day/month/year

12 December 2020
By Connexion journalist

Reader question: What convention is used in France to show the date as numbers? 

The convention is as in the UK: day/month/year (Christmas Day is 25/12/2020). The French do not follow the American model of month/day/year.

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