What are the states in France called?

How many states does France have?

France has 27 local authority states and various overseas territories from throughout the history of the French empire. One such example is French Guiana in South America. To learn more about each individual state, click the maps of the states below.

What are the districts in France called?

The Paris map shows the 20 different neighborhoods which are called arrondissements. In Paris arrondissements are named according to their number, which corresponds to an administrative district. For example, you might live in the 5th arrondissement, which would be written as 5ème (or 5e) in French.

What are the 27 regions of France?

Regions of France

Region Capital Km2
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Lyon 69 711
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Dijon 47 784
Brittany Rennes 27 208
Centre-Val de Loire Orléans 39 151

What are 3 regions in France?

Regions of France

  • Avignon – Provence Region. …
  • Bordeaux – Aquitaine Region. …
  • Dijon – Burgundy Region. …
  • French Alps Region. …
  • Loire Valley – Pays De La Loire Region. …
  • Lyon – Rhone Alpes Region. …
  • Nice & Cannes – French Riviera Region. …
  • Normandy – Normandy Region.

What is the South of France called?

Southern France, also known as the South of France or colloquially in French as le Midi, is a defined geographical area consisting of the regions of France that border the Atlantic Ocean south of the Marais Poitevin, Spain, the Mediterranean Sea and Italy.

Southern France.

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Southern France Le Midi (French)
Country France

How many cities are in France?

France has 1 cities with more than a million people, 38 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 915 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people.