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Quiz "region: French regions"

region: French regions

an island in the Mediterranean, west of N Italy: forms, with 43 islets, a region of France; mountainous; settled by Greeks in about 560 bc; sold by Genoa to France in 1768. Capital: Ajaccio. Pop: 265 999 (2003 est). Area: 8682 sq km (3367 sq miles)

region: French regions

a region of S central France: largely mountainous, rising over 1800 m (6000 ft)

region: French regions

a region and former province of NE France, between the Vosges mountains and the Rhine: famous for its wines. Area: 8280 sq km (3196 sq miles)

region: French regions

a region of N France, on the Straits of Dover (the Pas de Calais): coal-mining, textile, and metallurgical industries

region: French regions

a region of W central France, on the Bay of Biscay: mainly low-lying
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