Historic regions of France (to 2015)

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Regional map of France - physical

This map shows the regions of continental France, with their borders superimposed on a relief satellite photo, enhanced from an original by NASA.
These are the 22 historic regions (1982 - 2015) of mainland France.
The 22 were reduced to 13 in Jan 2016 by the merging of certain regions. 
You may also want to see this New regions of France map, showing new (and old) regions

Physical map of France, with regions
See also administrative Map of the French regions

Map of France

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