France derives 75 percent of its electricity from nuclear power and makes more than $4 billion a year exporting electricity to its European neighbors.

FranceAs dependent as Japan is on nuclear power, 12 nations are even more reliant it, according to the World Nuclear Association. Based upon 2007 data, here are the Top 10 most nuclear-dependent nations:

10. Hungary – 37 percent
9. Armenia – 39.4 percent
8. Slovenia – 40 percent
7. Switzerland – 40 percent
6. South Korea – 40 percent
5. Sweden – 42 percent
4. Ukraine – 48 percent
3. Belgium – 54 percent
2. Slovakia – 55 percent
1. France – 75 percent

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Source: Mary Helen Miller and Laurent Belsie | The Christian Science Monitor