Place:Champagne, France

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NameChampagne
Alt namesChampagne-Ardenne
TypeRégion
Coordinates49.0°N 4.5°E
Located inFrance
Contained Places
Département
Ardennes
Aube
Haute-Marne
Marne
General region
Barrois
Bassigny
Perthois
Historical region
Champagne
Inhabited place
Châlon-sur-Marne
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Champagne-Ardenne is one of the 27 regions of France. It is located in the northeast of the country, bordering Belgium, and consists of four departments: Aube, Ardennes, Haute-Marne, and Marne. The region is famous for its sparkling white wine (champagne). Its rivers, most of which flow west, include the Seine, the Marne, and the Aisne. The Meuse flows north.

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  • 61.4% of its land is dedicated to agriculture
  • 1st in France for the production of barley and alfalfa
  • 2nd in France for the production of beets, onions, and peas
  • 3rd in France for the production of tender wheat and rapeseed.
  • 282.37 km² of vineyards
  • Champagne sales in 2001: 263 million bottles (4% increase from 2000) of which 37.6% were exported.
  • 25% of French hosiery production
  • 3rd metallurgic region in France

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