Rhone-Alpes is located in the east of France. To the north are the French regions of Bourgogne (Burgundy) and Franche-Comte, to the west it borders the region Auvergne, to the south it borders Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur.
The east of the region contains the western part of the Alps and borders Switzerland and Italy. The highest peak is Mont Blanc. The central part of the region is taken up with the valley of the Rhone and the Saone. The confluence of these two rivers is at Lyon. The western part of the region contains the start of the Massif Central mountain range. The region also borders or contains major lakes such as Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) and Lake Annecy. The Ardèche is home to the deepest gorge in Europe.
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