France is a country located in Western Europe, within an area drawn by the Rhine, the Alps and the Pyrenees, bordering on the Mediterranean Sea, the English Channel and the Atlantic ocean.
Regions of France
The original territory of France is composed of several regions:
Alsace, Aquitaine (occupied by ), Auvergne, Brittany, Burgundy, Champagne Ardenne (occupied by ), Corsica, Franche-comte (occupied by ), Languedoc Roussillon, Limousin, Loire Valley, Lorraine, Rhone Alps (occupied by ), Picardy, Lower Normandy, Midi-Pyrenees, North Calais, Pays de la Loire, Picardy, Poitou Charentes, Provence Alpes Azur, Upper Normandy, and Paris Isle of France.
Its current territories are listed below:
France consists of 22 regions. The capital region is Paris Isle of France.