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With French provinces and departments, the preposition may vary. Before a feminine noun or a masculine noun beginning with a vowel, en is used.

La Bourgogne

En Bourgogne

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With French provinces and departments, the preposition may vary. Before a feminine noun or a masculine noun beginning with a vowel, en is used.

La Bretagne

En Bretagne

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With French provinces and departments, the preposition may vary. Before a feminine noun or a masculine noun beginning with a vowel, en is used.

La Charente

En Charente

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With French provinces and departments, the preposition may vary. Before a feminine noun or a masculine noun beginning with a vowel, en is used.

La Provence

En Provence

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With French provinces and departments, the preposition may vary. Before a feminine noun or a masculine noun beginning with a vowel, en is used.

La Touraine

En Touraine

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With French provinces and departments, the preposition may vary. Before a feminine noun or a masculine noun beginning with a vowel, en is used.

L'Anjou

En Anjou

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However, before a masculine noun beginning with a consonant, dans le is often used instead of au.

Le Languedoc

Dans le Languedoc

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However, before a masculine noun beginning with a consonant, dans le is often used instead of au.

Le Midi

Dans le Midi

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However, before a masculine noun beginning with a consonant, dans le is often used instead of au.

Le Poitou

Dans le Poitou

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With names of American states, en is used before a feminine state name or a masculine state name beginning with a vowel. Au is used before a masculine state name beginning with a consonant.

La Californie

En Californie

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With names of American states, en is used before a feminine state name or a masculine state name beginning with a vowel. Au is used before a masculine state name beginning with a consonant.

La Caroline du Sud

En Caroline du Sud

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With names of American states, en is used before a feminine state name or a masculine state name beginning with a vowel. Au is used before a masculine state name beginning with a consonant.

La Floride

En Floride

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With names of American states, en is used before a feminine state name or a masculine state name beginning with a vowel. Au is used before a masculine state name beginning with a consonant.

L'Alabama

En Alabama

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With names of American states, en is used before a feminine state name or a masculine state name beginning with a vowel. Au is used before a masculine state name beginning with a consonant.

L'Arizona

En Arizona

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With names of American states, en is used before a feminine state name or a masculine state name beginning with a vowel. Au is used before a masculine state name beginning with a consonant.

L'Arkansas

En Arkansas

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With names of American states, en is used before a feminine state name or a masculine state name beginning with a vowel. Au is used before a masculine state name beginning with a consonant.

Le Colorado

Au Colorado

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With names of American states, en is used before a feminine state name or a masculine state name beginning with a vowel. Au is used before a masculine state name beginning with a consonant.

Le Nevada

Au Nevada

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With names of American states, en is used before a feminine state name or a masculine state name beginning with a vowel. Au is used before a masculine state name beginning with a consonant.

Le Tennessee

Au Tennessee

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One often hears dans le or dans l’État de with many American states.

Le Maine

Dans le Maine

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One often hears dans le or dans l’État de with many American states.

Le New Jersey

Dans le New Jersey

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We sometimes need to differentiate between a city and state that share the same name.

Il est né à Washington.
He was born in Washington.

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We sometimes need to differentiate between a city and state that share the same name.

Elle voyage dans l’État de Washington.
She is traveling in Washington State.

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We sometimes need to differentiate between a city and state that share the same name.

Le président français se rendra à New York.
The French president will go to New York City.

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We sometimes need to differentiate between a city and state that share the same name.

Il prendra quelques jours de vacances dans l’État de New York.
He’ll take a few days of vacation in New York State.

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Although usage may vary, the preposition à (aux in the plural) is often used for islands.

à Cuba, à Hawaii, à La Réunion, à Madagascar, à Tahiti, aux Maldives, aux Seychelles

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Although usage may vary, the preposition à (aux in the plural) is often used for islands.

Some common exceptions follow:

en Guadeloupe
en Haïti
en Martinique

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