former administrative region of France

Rhône-Alpes is a former administrative region of France. It is now part of the administrative region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. In 2010, about six million people lived in the region.

Rhône-Alpes is in red

The capital was Lyon. Grenoble and Saint-Étienne are also important cities in the region.

The departments in the region were:

The Rhône-Alpes region hosted the Winter Olympics three times; in 1924 at Chamonix, 1968 at Grenoble, and 1992 at Albertville.

Other websites change

  Media related to Rhône-Alpes at Wikimedia Commons