Map of france lyon region. The region is the first level of administrative divisions on the map of france. Region which are traditionally divided between 13 metropolitan regions located on the european continent and 5 overseas regions located outside the european continent. There are vineyards in most regions of france as this wine map of france clearly shows there are vineyards throughout france. The 13 metropolitan regions including 12 mainland regions and corsica are each further subdivided into 2 to 13.
This division into departments is between the region and the district. L j o n l i o n also rarely spelled in english as lyons and in this case alternatively pronounced l a e n z. Liyon is the third largest city and second largest urban area of france. After months of debate resistance changes and much reshuffling of cartography the 13 region version was adopted by the assemblee nationale the lower house of the bicameral.
Although the city itself only counts some 475000 inhabitants it has some 13 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area formed by 62 boroughs 606 km2. Each department belongs to a single region. While three areas champagne burgundy and bordeaux enjoy worldwide recognition on account of their historic tradition for fine wines there is actually commercial production of wine in every region of france except. France rail travel toolbox.
Lyon is the second largest city in france and situated on the confluence of the rivers saone and rhone. Map of the lyon area in france with map locations for perouges trevoux cremieu. The hundred years war actually 116 years between england and france was a bloody affair and at its end the english were finally vanquished from the land and the heroic feats of joan of arc and others memorialized in the history of france for all time. France is divided into 18 administrative regions french.
A new map of france reorganised its internal administration reducing the number of regions from 22 down to 13. Taking the train in france is convenient easy and now very very fast on most lines.