The Alps of the North possess the biggest domain of ski to the world. Close to 50 stations are
classified. The Rhone-Alps region are a region of leisures «white» and «green».
Some world leaders are
present. They act in the varied domains. To know in fixings of skis, transports by
cable, serums or vaccines. One finds the half of the French manufacture of glasses settings
there. Rhone-Alps factory the two third of the solar glasses.
The Rhone-Alps region spread on the Beaujolais and the Of
Lyons. It is a region of raising and locally, of such vineyards the coast of the Beaujolais. Are present of small mechanical industries and textiles.
The region owes distribution socioprofessionnal of his active population and his economic importance in
The agglomeration nearly concentrates the totality of service activities and
She regroups more than 80% of the total population of the
Mountains and valleys are the major feature of the Rhone-Alps
The Alps of the North have an imposing mountainous massif.
Rhone-Alps, is to the west the border of the central Massif and the southern part of the Jura
The numerous valleys are often large.
In the West part of the Alpine Massif, they sometimes penetrate very deeply in Massifs.
The distribution of activities and men is canalized there by
It obeys a Est/West and North/South grid.
One finds the valley of the Rhone and the Saône
there, the alpine valleys of the Isère, the Maurienne, the Tarentaise or the Arve. But as pierced it alpine of Grenoble to
Geneva, by Chambéry, and Annecy or the valley of the Gier, of Saint-Etienne in
This landscape of big size shelters the second French economic
Lyons is henceforth a metropolis of European level.