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How many provinces was France divided into?

32

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How is France divided today?

Regions and departments.

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Where is La Provence?

The southeast of France. It is between the Mediterranean Sea, the alps, and the rhone River.

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What is the climate of la Provence?

Mild

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What is La Côte d'Azur known for?

Beautiful blue beaches

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What is la Haute Province known for?

The alps

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what is I camargue known for?

Wild horses

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Marseille

City located close to the mouth of the Rhone River. It is the largest port in France. It is also an industrial city and trades with Africa and Asia

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Nice

The largest city on the Côte d'Azur. Nice and Cannes attract many tourists. Cannes is known for the international film festival

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Avignon

A city on the rhone River. Famous for being the palace of the popes. The popes lived in this city in the 14th century

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Aix-en-Provence

This city became the capital of la Provence since roman era. Today there are lots of students and the city is known for its university.