Champagne Ardenne, France

Champagne-Ardenne is a region in northeastern France famous for its sparkling white wine called champagene. The region is 25,606 sq km (9,886,5 sq mi) and has a population of 1.3 million people (2011 estimate). It borders Belgium to the north, Lorraine to the east, Franche-Comté; to the southeast, Burgundy to the south, Île-de-France to the […]

Provence Alpes Cote D’Azur, France

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is a region in southeastern France. It is bordered by Rhône-Alpes to the north and Languedoc-Rousillon to the west. To the east is the international border with Italy, to the south the Mediterranean Sea and to the southeast the Ligurian Sea. Often written simply as PACA or referred to simply as Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte […]

Montluçon, France

Montluçon is a town in the district of Allier, in Auvergne, France. Situated close to the geographic center of metropolitan France, Montluçon is also the biggest town in Allier district. The river Cher flows through town. Montluçon covers 21 sq km (8 sq mi) in area, and has a population of 39,500 people (2012 estimate). The history of […]

Clermont-Ferrand, France

Clermont-Ferrand is one of the major cities in Auvergne, France. It is located within the district of Puy-de-Dôme. Clermont-Ferrand covers 43 sq km (16 sq mi) and has a population of 141,000 people (2012 estimate), with a surrounding metropolitan population of 410,000 people. Clermont-Ferrand is situated in the Chaîne des Puys region, which contains a string […]

Aurillac, France

Aurillac is a town in the region of Auvergne in south-central France. The town is on the river Jordanne. It covers 29 sq km (11 sq mi) and has a population of 29,000 people (2012 estimate). How to go to Aurillac The nearest major city to Aurillac is Clermont-Ferrand. From there, take the A75 (E11) expressway heading […]