French Geography - Hard

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Last updated: November 30, 2022
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A département located in the PACA region.
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence | Hautes-Alpes | Alpes-Maritimes | Bouches-du-Rhône | Var | Vaucluse
What does DROM stand for?
Département et Région d'Outre-Mer
Name a DROM.
Guadeloupe | Guyane | Martinique | Mayotte | Réunion
What does COM stand for?
Collectivité d'Outre-Mer
Name a COM (including Sui Generis COM).
French Polynesia | Saint-Barthélemy | Saint-Martin | Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon | Wallis-et-Futuna | New Caledonia
What does TAAF stand for?
Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises
Name a TAAF.
Crozet Archipelago | Kerguelen Islands | Scattered Islands of the Indian Ocean | Saint-Paul Island and New-Amsterdam Island | Adélie Land
The highest peak in the French Pyrenees.
Vignemale (pique Longue)
The name of the band of low-density population that stretches from the Landes to the Meuse.
Empty Diagonal
In which region is situated the Mont Saint-Michel?
Name an active Volcano situated in France.
Soufrière (Guadeloupe) | Montagne Pelée (Martinique) | Piton de la Fournaise (Réunion) | Île de la Possession (TAAF) | Mehetia (French Polynesia)
Name one of the five biggest islands of Metropolitain France besides Corsica.
Île d’Oléron | Belle Île | Île de Ré | Noirmoutier | Île d’Yeu
Name one of the five major rivers of Metropolitain France.
Loire | Rhône | Rhine | Garonne | Seine
Name the source of the longest of these rivers.
Mont Gerbier-de-Jonc (Ardèche)
Name a country France shares a land border with outside Europe.
Brazil | Suriname | Netherlands
Name countries who challenge French sovereignty over some of its island territories.
Comoros | Madagascar | Mauritius | Vanuatu
Name countries that France does not recognize.
North Korea | Taiwan
Name a French city whose population is between 100k and 200k.
Reims | Toulon | Saint-Étienne | Le Havre | Grenoble | Dijon | Angers | Villeurbanne | Saint-Denis | Nîmes | Clermont-Ferrand | Le Mans | Aix-en-Provence | Brest | Tours | Amiens | Limoges | Annecy | Boulogne-Billancourt | Perpignan | Besançon | Metz | Orléans | Rouen | Argenteuil | Montreuil | Mulhouse | Caen | Nancy | Saint-Paul
Level 75
Nov 26, 2022
Also accept Mont Pelée?
Level 57
Nov 30, 2022
Can't find that name anywhere for the volcano, only "Montagne Pelée". So I'm afraid I'll leave it at that.
Level 65
Nov 26, 2022
DROM stands for "départementS et régionS d’outre-mer" (following Wikipédia), please add an S in the type-in! Please also check or add type-ins for TAAF and COM.
Level 57
Nov 30, 2022
Got it but I was going with the singular. Will check the type-ins ASAP though! Thanks!