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Les Rhone-Alpes - French Project

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Justin Wegford

on 19 December 2012

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Justin Wegford and Andrew Nickell Les Rhone-Alpes Location and Borders Geography Demography Regions -Franche Comté
-Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azure Countries -L'Italie
-La Suisse Major Cities -Ain
-Savoie Departments -Saint-Étienne
-Villeurbanne Capital: Lyon Mountains and Glaciers -Tallest point of the Alpes: Le Mont Blanc

-Height: 4,810 meters

-400 km^2 of glaciers Rivers -Le Loire

-Le Rhône Population Stats -Total population: 6,218,444

-Contains 10% of France population

-32% of population is under 25

-53,000 people move here every year Ethnicity and Immigration -Originally inhabited by paleolithic and neolithic age peoples

-Many share a Celtic heritage

-37% of people arriving in Rhône-Alpes are coming from the bordering regions Bibliography Brinkhoff, Thomas. "France: Rhône-Alpes." City Population. Thomas Brinkhoff, n.d. Web. Oct.-Nov. 2012. <http://www.citypopulation.de/France-RhoneAlpes.html>.

"France Map - Map of French Regions." Bonjour La France. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Oct. 2012. <http://www.bonjourlafrance.com/france-map/map-of-french-regions.htm>.

"Geography." Rhône-Alpes. RRA, n.d. Web. 23 Oct. 2012. <http://en.rhonealpes.fr/355-geography-rhone-alpes.htm>.

"Rhône-Alpes." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 23 Oct. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rh%C3%B4ne-Alpes>. Part II: Culture Origins and Prehistory Origins - It was conquered by the Romans in 4000 BC

-Origins and Prehistory- Les Rhône-Alpes were founded by the Roman Gauls in 5000 BC Prehistorical Sites - Les Rhône-Alpes is home to the widely
known Paleolithic Sanctuary

- Rhône-Alpes contains 2,420 protected
historic monuments Flag and Cultural Festivals Flag Cultural Festivals - The Lyon Lumiere Festival is
a famous tradition

- Millions of people go to see it Regional Customs and Traditions Industrialism - Was known as the capital of
the silk industry

- Known for bicycle manufacturing Agriculture - Is covered mostly in farm land

- France's leading producer of
dairy and produce Regional Music Style Jazz Traditional Style Clothing Men - Felt at falling edges, biaude with embroidery collar shirt

- Black hat link with wool trousers, kilote bridge, and velvet, cotton straps. Women - Wide brimmed straw hat, black lace bodice adorned with lace, silk apron skirt in printed cashmere shawl, and white shoes. Works Cited "Rhône-Alpes Over The Centuries." Rhône-Alpes. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012. <http://en.rhonealpes.fr/360-history-museum-region-rhone-alpes.htm>.

"Regional Guide to Rhône-Alpes." Hunt-A-Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012. <http://www.hunt-a-home.com/france-area-guide/rhone-alpes.php>.

"A Fantastic Heritage." Rhône-Alpes. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012. <http://en.rhonealpes.fr/353-heritage-rhone-alpes.htm>.

"Flag Rhône-Alpes (France)." Flags and Anthems. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012. <http://www.flags-and-anthems.com/state/flag-rhone-alpes.html>.

"Rhône-Alpes Local Customs." Bienvenue a La Region Rhône-Alpes. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012. <http://alarhonealpes.wordpress.com/customs/>.

"Jazz in Vienne, Is New Orleans in Rhône-Alpes - Rhône-Alpes Tourism." Rhône-Alpes Tourism. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012. <http://en.rhonealpes-tourisme.com/1125/jazz-a-vienne-c-est-new-orleans-in-rhone-alpes.html>.

"Rhônes-Alpes Traditional Costumes." L'Internaute. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012. <http://www.linternaute.com/actualite/magazine/dossier/tour-de-france-des-costumes-traditionnels/rhones-alpes.shtml>.
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