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A regional map of France

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Map of the regions of France.  

The 22 regions of metropolitan France including Corsica.
This map shows only the regions of metropolitan France in Europe. It does not show French overseas territories in the Caribbean, the Pacific or other distant parts of the world.

Beside the mighty Loire

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Maps of France
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The regions of France - Map 1-

Regional map of France  
Regional information for France:  Click for guide to the Regions of France.
 
     This map shows the 22 administrative regions of France in Europe, as in 2015. (It does not include the overseas regions such as Guadaloupe and Martinique).
      On Jan 1st. 2016, the number of regions in continental France was reduced to 12.
Normandy is no longer divided administratively into two regions, upper Normandy and lower Normandy.
Nord-Pas de Calais and Picardy have been merged.
Champagne, Lorraine and Alsace have been merged.
Burgundy and Franche-Comté have been merged.
Aquitaine, Poitou-Charentes and Limousin have been merged.
Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc roussillon have been merged.
Auvergne and Rhône Alpes have been merged.
The other regions have remained as they were.
The names of the new merged regions will be determined during the first half of 2016.


The largest region in France is Midi Pyrénées. (45,378 km²)
The most prosperous is the Paris region, Ile de France (IdF)
The least densely populated region of continental France is Limousin  (Corsica is even less densely populated)

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