Regions of France

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France is split into administrative regions (régions) which are a kind of local government.

Twenty-two of them are in Metropolitan France (the part of the country that is in Europe):

1. Alsace
2. Aquitaine
3. Auvergne
4. Lower Normandy
5. Burgundy
6. Brittany
7. Centre
8. Champagne-Ardenne
9. Corsica
10. Free County
11. Upper Normandy

12. Île-de-France
13. Languedoc-Roussillon
14. Limousin
15. Lorraine
16. Midi-Pyrénées
17. Nord-Pas-de-Calais
18. Pays de la Loire
19. Picardy
20. Poitou-Charentes
21. Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
22. Rhône-Alpes

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Corsica has a different status than the other 21 metropolian regions. It is called collectivité territoriale.
  • Five of them are overseas:
  1. Guadeloupe
  2. French Guiana
  3. Martinique
  4. Mayotte
  5. Réunion