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France Department High Points

RankDepartmentRegionPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4)
12.Haute-CorseCorsicaMonte Cinto2706 
15.Corse-du-SudCorsicaA Maniccia-Crêt Sud2425 
52.ArdennesChampagne-Ardenne/Walloon RegionLa Croix Scaille500Ardennes
55.MeuseLorraineBois de Vaudeville451Ardennes
67.AisnePicardie/Champagne-ArdenneLe Chêne Nain295Ardennes
74.NordNord-Pas-de-CalaisNord High Point270Ardennes
58.FinistèreBrittanyRoc'h Trédudon387Brittany Hills
65.Côtes-d'ArmorBrittanyMont Carmel339Brittany Hills
66.MorbihanBrittanyMorbihan High Point299Brittany Hills
75.Ille-et-VilaineBrittanyHaute Forêt258Brittany Hills
96.Loire-AtlantiquePays de la LoireColline de la Bretèche116Brittany Hills
42.Saône-et-LoireBourgogneHaut Folin901Burgundy Hills
43.NièvreBourgogneMont Préneley855Burgundy Hills
47.Côte-d’OrBourgogneMont de Gien721Burgundy Hills
48.YonneBourgogneBois de la Pérouse607Burgundy Hills
49.Haute-MarneChampagne-ArdenneBois de Baissey523Burgundy Hills
60.AubeChampagne-ArdenneBois du Mont370Burgundy Hills
27.AveyronLanguedoc-RoussillonSignal de Mailhe-Biau--Northwest Peak1463Central Massif Central
19.ArdécheAuvergne/Rhône-AlpesMont Mézenc1753Cévennes
19.Haute-LoireAuvergne/Rhône-AlpesMont Mézenc1753Cévennes
23.LozèreLanguedoc-RoussillonMont Lozère1699Cévennes
25.GardLanguedoc-RoussillonMont Aigoual1565Cévennes
32.TarnMidi-PyreneesPuech de Rascas1270Cévennes
5.Alpes-de-Haute-ProvenceProvence-Alpes-Côte d’AzurAiguille de Chambeyron3412Cottian Alps
2.Hautes-AlpesProvence-Alpes-Côte d’AzurBarre des Écrins4102Dauphine Alps
3.IsèreRhône-Alpes/Provence-Alpes-Côte d’AzurPic Lory4088Dauphine Alps
14.DrômeRhône-Alpes/Provence-Alpes-Côte d’AzurRocher Rond2453Dauphine Alps
16.VaucluseProvence-Alpes-Côte d’AzurMont Ventoux1911Dauphine Alps
9.AriègeMidi-Pyrenees/CataloniaPic d'estats3142East-Central Pyrenees
11.Pyrénées-OrientalesLanguedoc-RoussillonPic Carlit2921East-Central Pyrenees
13.AudeLanguedoc-RoussillonPic de Madrès2469East-Central Pyrenees
4.SavoieRhône-AlpesLa Grande Casse3855Graian Alps
21.AinRhône-AlpesCrêt de la Neige1720Jura
26.JuraFranche-ComtéCrêt Pela1495Jura
28.DoubsFranche-ComtéMont d'Or1461Jura
8.Alpes-MaritimesProvence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur/PiedmontCime du Gélas3143Maritime Alps
22.VarProvence-Alpes-Côte d’AzurMont de Lachens1714Maritime Alps
37.Bouches-du-RhôneProvence-Alpes-Côte d’AzurBertagne1041Maritime Alps
17.Puy-de-DômeAuvergnePuy de Sancy1885Monts d’Auvergne
18.CantalAuvergnePlomb du Cantal1855Monts d’Auvergne
56.MayennePays de la LoireMont des Avaloirs417Normandy Hills
57.OrneBasse-NormandieSignal d'Ecouves413Normandy Hills
62.MancheBasse-NormandieSt-Martin-de-Chaulieu365Normandy Hills
63.CalvadosBasse-NormandieMont Pinçon363Normandy Hills
64.SarthePays de la LoireForêt de Perseigne340Normandy Hills
68.Eure-et-LoirCentreButte de Rougemont287Normandy Hills
76.Loir-et-CherCentreBois des Vallèes256Normandy Hills
77.EureHaute-NormandieLa Richardière250Normandy Hills
89.Hauts-de-SeineÎle-de-FranceVaucresson178Normandy Hills
90.EssonneÎle-de-FranceBois de Verrières174Normandy Hills
95.Val-De-MarneÎle-de-FranceVillejuif121Normandy Hills
69.MarneChampagne-ArdenneForet Domaniale de Verzey286North-Central France
78.Seine-MaritimeHaute-NormandieConteville247North-Central France
79.OisePicardieLa Grande Pièce du Laris236North-Central France
81.Val-d’OiseÎle-de-France/PicardieButtes de Rône216North-Central France
81.Seine-et-MarneÎle-de-FranceButte Saint-Georges216North-Central France
84.SommePicardieLes Quatre Arbres215North-Central France
86.Pas-de-CalaisNord-Pas-de-CalaisLe Moulin du Verval211North-Central France
87.YvelinesÎle-de-FranceBois de Galluis195North-Central France
93.ParisÎle-de-FranceMontmartre131North-Central France
94.Seine-St.-DenisÎle-de-FranceFort Vaujours129North-Central France
24.LoireRhône-Alpes/AuvergnePierre-sur-Haute1634Northeast Massif Central
31.AllierAuvergne/Rhône-Alpes/Rhône-AlpesPuy de Montoncel1287Northeast Massif Central
38.RhôneRhône-AlpesMont Saint-Rigaud1009Northeast Massif Central
40.CorrèzeLimousinMont Bessou976Northwestern Massif Central
41.CreuseLimousinForêt de Châteauvert932Northwestern Massif Central
45.Haute-VienneLimousinPuy de Crozat777Northwestern Massif Central
51.CherCentre/LimousinLe Magnoux501Northwestern Massif Central
53.DordogneAquitaine/LimousinForêt de Vieillecour-Sommet Sud-ouest475Northwestern Massif Central
54.IndreCentreTerrior Randoin457Northwestern Massif Central
61.CharentePoitou-Charentes/LimousinRocher aux Oiseaux368Northwestern Massif Central
70.VendéePays de la LoireSaint Michel Mont Mercure285Northwestern Massif Central
72.LoiretCentreLoiret High Point273Northwestern Massif Central
73.Deux-SèvresPoitou-CharentesTerrier de Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux271Northwestern Massif Central
80.ViennePoitou-CharentesLes Frémigis231Northwestern Massif Central
81.Maine-et-LoirePays de la LoireMaine-et-Loire High Point216Northwestern Massif Central
88.Indre-et-LoireCentreSignal de la Ronde186Northwestern Massif Central
91.Charente-MaritimePoitou-CharentesBois de Chantemerlière167Northwestern Massif Central
1.Haute-SavoieRhône-Alpes/Valle d’AostaMont Blanc4810Savoy Alps
44.LotMidi-PyreneesSignal de Labastide-du-Haut-Mont783Southwest Massif Central
50.Tarn-et-GaronneMidi-PyreneesPuech des Carts-Sommet Nord504Southwest Massif Central
71.Lot-et-GaronneAquitaineBois Redon278Southwest Massif Central
29.Haut-RhinAlsaceGrand Ballon1424Vosges
33.Territoire de BelfortAlsace/Franche-Comté/LorraineBallon d'Alsace1247Vosges
34.Haute-SaôneFranche-Comté/LorraineBallon de Servance1216Vosges
36.Bas-RhinAlsaceChamp de Feu1099Vosges
46.Meurthe-et-MoselleLorraineRoc de Taurupt731Vosges
6.Hautes-PyrénéesMidi-Pyrenees/AragónPic Vignemale3299West-Central Pyrenees
7.Haute-GaronneMidi-Pyrenees/AragónPerdiguero3221West-Central Pyrenees
10.Pyrénées-AtlantiquesAquitaine/Aragón/Midi-PyreneesPic Palas2974West-Central Pyrenees
59.GersMidi-PyreneesMont de Chapelle Saint Roch377West-Central Pyrenees
85.LandesAquitaineColline de Lauret213West-Central Pyrenees
92.GirondeAquitaineColline de Samazeuil166West-Central Pyrenees

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List Description

France is divided into 96 departrments, and in many ways they are more important than the 18 regions that are the primary divisions of the country. French postal codes and license plate codes are both based on the department number--every Frenchman knows a car with a "75" is from Paris.


Thanks to Lee Newton, who provided me with an updated and thoroughly researched list of these points.


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