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Sr.No,Region,French name,Other local name(s),Capital,INSEE No.,Derivation or status,President1,Alsace,Alsace,Alsatian: Elsass,Strasbourg,42,"Formerly a coalition of free cities in Holy Roman Empire, attached to Kingdom of France in 1648.",P.Richert (UMP),,,German: Elsass,,,,,,,,,,Annexed by Germany from Franco-Prussian war to the end of World War I and briefly during World War II,2,Aquitaine,Aquitaine,Occitan: Aquitania,Bordeaux,72,Former Roman province of Aquitaine,A.Rousset (PS),,,Basque: Akitania,,,plus Guyenne and Gascony,3,Auvergne,Auvergne,Occitan: Auvernhe / Auvernha,Clermont-Ferrand,83,Former province of Auvergne,R.Souchon (PS)4,Brittany,Bretagne,Breton: Breizh,Rennes,53,Duchy of Brittany,J-Y.LeDrian (PS),,,Gallo: Bertaeyn,,,,5,Burgundy,Bourgogne,Burgundian: Bregogne/ Borgoegne,Dijon,26,Duchy of Burgundy,F.Patriat (PS),,,Arpitan: Borgogne,,,,6,Centre,Centre,,Orleans,24,Located in central France,F.Bonneau (PS)7,Champagne-Ardenne,Champagne-Ardenne,,ChAlons-en-,21,Former province of Champagne,J-P.Bachy (PS),,,,Champagne,,,8,Franche-Comte,Franche-Comte,Franc-Comtois: Frantche-Comte,Besancon,43,Free County of Burgundy,M-M.Dufay (PS),,,Arpitan: Franche-ComtAt,,,(Franche-Comte),9,Ile-de-France,Ile-de-France,,Paris,11,Province of Ile-de-France and parts,J-P.Huchon (PS),,,,,,of the former province of Champagne,10,Languedoc-Roussillon,Languedoc-Roussillon,Occitan: Lengadoc-Rosselhon,Montpellier,91,Former provinces of Languedoc,C.Bourquin (DVG),,,Catalan: Llenguadoc-Rossello,,,and Roussillon,11,Limousin,Limousin,Occitan: Lemosin,Limoges,74,Former province of Limousin and parts,J-P.Denanot (PS),,,,,,"of Marche, Berry, Auvergne, Poitou",,,,,,,and Angoumois,12,Lorraine,Lorraine,German: Lothringen,Metz,41,"Named for Charlemagne's son Lothair I, the kingdom of Lotharingia is etymologically",J-P.Masseret (PS),,,Lorraine Franconian: Lottringe,,,"the source for the name Lorraine (duchy), Lothringen (German), Lottringe (Lorraine Franconian)",13,Lower Normandy,Basse-Normandie,Norman: Basse-Normaundie,Caen,25,Western half of former province of Normandy,L.Beauvais (PS)14,Midi-Pyrenees,Midi-Pyrenees,Occitan: Miegjorn-Pireneus,Toulouse,73,None; created for Toulouse,M.Malvy (PS),,,Occitan: Mieidia-Pireneus,,,,15,Nord-Pas-de-Calais,Nord-Pas-de-Calais,Dutch: Noord-Nauw van Kales,Lille,31,Nord and Pas-de-Calais departments,D.Percheron (PS)16,Pays de la Loire,Pays de la Loire,Breton: Broiou al Liger,Nantes,52,None; created for Nantes,J.Auxiette (PS)17,Picardy,Picardie,,Amiens,22,Former province of Picardy,C.Gewerc (PS)18,Poitou-Charentes,Poitou-Charentes,,Poitiers,54,Former province of Poitou,S.Royal (PS)19,Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur,Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur,Occitan:,Marseille,93,Provence plus the former county of,M.Vauzelle (PS),,,Provenca-Aups-Costa d'Azur,,,"Nice, principality of Orange and",,,,Prouvenco-Aup-Costo d'Azur,,,Avignon,,,,Italian:,,,,,,,Provenza-Alpi-Costa Azzurra,,,,20,Rhone-Alpes,Rhone-Alpes,Arpitan: Rono-Arpes,Lyon,82,Created for Lyon from Dauphine and,J-J.Queyranne (PS),,,Occitan: Rose Aups,,,Lyonais provinces,,,,,,,and Savoy,21,Upper Normandy,Haute-Normandie,Norman: hAote-Normaundie,Rouen,23,Eastern half of former province of Normandy,A.LeVern (PS)The following region has the special status of territorial collectivity.,,,,,,,22,Corsica,Corse,Corsican: Corsica,Ajaccio,94,Territorial collectivity,P.Giacobbi (PRG),,,Italian: Corsica,,,,The following five regions have the special status of overseas region.,,,,,,,23,French Guiana,Guyane,,Cayenne,3,Overseas region,R.Alexandre (PSG)24,Guadeloupe,Guadeloupe,Antillean Creole: Gwadloup,Basse-Terre,1,Overseas region,V.Lurel (PS)25,Martinique,Martinique,Antillean Creole: Matinik,Fort-de-France,2,Overseas region,S.Letchimy (PPM)26,Mayotte,Mayotte,Shimaore: Maore,Mamoudzou,5,Overseas region,D.Zaidani (DVG),,,Malagasy: Mahori,,,,27,Reunion,La Reunion,Reunion Creole: La Renyon,Saint-Denis,4,Overseas region,D.Robert (UMP),,,,,,,For more other formats kindly visit www.downloadexcelfiles.com,,,,,,,