French Region of Rhone-Alpes

English: Flag of the region Rhône-Alpes in Fra...

English: Flag of the region Rhône-Alpes in France. Français : Drapeau de la région Rhône-Alpes en France. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The region of Rhône-Alpes, which was established in 1980, is located in the southwestern part of France. The region is bordered by the French regions of Burgundy and Franche-Comté on the north, Switzerland and Italy are to the east, the regions of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and Languedoc-Roussillon are to the south and the region of Auvergne is to the west. The region is composed of the eight départements: Ain, Ardèche, Drôme, Haute-Savoie, Isère, Loire, Rhône and Savoie. The region’s capital is Lyon and its major cities are Annecy, Bourg-en-Bresse, Grenoble and Valence.

via French-at-a-touch.com’s Travel Directory of the French region of Rhone-Alpes 22.

 

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