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  • Nîmes ( NEEM, French: \nim:; Occitan: Nimes [ˈnimes]; Latin: Nemausus) is the prefecture of the Gard department in the Occitanie region of Southern France Located between the Mediterranean Sea and Cévennes, the commune of Nîmes has an estimated population of 150,610 (2017)Dubbed the most Roman city outside Italy, Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire when the city was a regional capital, and home to 50,000–60,000 people

  • Dijon (UK: , US: , French: \diʒɔ̃:) is the prefecture of the Côte-d'Or department and Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in Northeastern France In 2017, the commune had a population of 156,920 The earliest archaeological finds within the city limits of Dijon date to the Neolithic period

  • Reims ( REEMZ, US also , French: \ʁɛ̃s:; also spelled Rheims in English) is the most populous city in the French department of Marne The city lies 129 km (80 mi) northeast of Paris on the Vesle river, a tributary of the Aisne Founded by the Gauls, Reims became a major city in the Roman Empire

  • Rennes (French pronunciation: \ʁɛn:; Breton: Roazhon [ˈrwɑːzən]; Gallo: Resnn; Latin: Condate Redonum) is a city in the east of Brittany in northwestern France at the confluence of the Ille and the Vilaine Rennes is the prefecture of the region of Brittany, as well as the Ille-et-Vilaine department In 2017, the urban area had a population of 357,327 inhabitants, and the larger metropolitan area had 739,974 inhabitants

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