Tag Archives: Massif Central

Corrèze

CORRÈZE The Département de la Corrèze (19) is in the west of the Massif Central in south central France. The River Corrèze rises in the north and flows southwestwards to join the River Vézère. It was part of the unoccupied … Continue reading

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Cher

CHER     The Département du Cher (18) is in central France, north of the Massif Central. The River Cher, which rises in the neighbouring Department of the Creuse, also gives its name to the Department of Loir-et-Cher.   It eventually joins … Continue reading

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Cantal

CANTAL The Département du Cantal (15) is in south central France. It takes its name from a mountain range, whose highest point is the Plomb de Cantal, in the west of the Massif Central. It was formed in 1790 from … Continue reading

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Aveyron

AVEYRON The Département de l’Aveyron (12) lies in the southwest of the Massif Central in south central France.  The River Aveyron flows westwards through the middle of the department;  the River Lot is in the north, the River Tarn in … Continue reading

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Ardèche

ARDÈCHE The Département de l’Ardèche (07) is in central France, lying west of the Rhône, with the slopes of the Cevennes in the west and northwest.   The River Ardèche, one of the longest tributaries of the Rhône to come from … Continue reading

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Allier

ALLIER The Département de l’Allier (03) is in central France.   It is drained by the Cher (in the far west, around Montluçon), the Loire (which forms much of the eastern border) and the Allier itself (somewhat east of centre) as … Continue reading

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