How many people live in Hauts de France?
In 2019, the region was home to 5,977,437 inhabitants, representing 9% of the French population, hence becoming the third most populous region in France.
What is the Hauts de France known for?
About Hauts de France
It consists of the departments of Aisne, Nord, Oise, Pas de Calais and the Somme and is a popular tourist destination for visitors travelling to see the battlefields and memorials associated with the First and Second World Wars.
What important cities are in Hauts de France?
The biggest cities include Lille, (the 5th largest French metropolitan area), Dunkirk (Dunkerque), Lens, Valencienne, Calais, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Le Touquet where the newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron owns a house and the town of Amiens where he was born!