Île-de-France (region)

Île-de-France
Region o Fraunce
Banner o Île-de-France
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Île-de-France in France 2016.svg
Kintra Fraunce
PrefecturParis
Departments
Govrenment
 • PresesJean-Paul Huchon (PS)
Aurie
 • Total12,012 km2 (4,638 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Tot11,729,613
 • Density980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
GDP (2007)[1]Rankit )
NUTS RegionFR1
Wabsteidwww.iledefrance.fr

Île-de-France (literally Isle o Fraunce) is the walthiest an maist populatit o the twinty-sax admeenistrative regions o Fraunce, composed maistly o the Paris metropolitan aurie. It is ane o Fraunce's admeenistrative regions.

Wi 11.7 million inhabitants, Île-de-France is no anerlie the maist populatit region o Fraunce but haes mair residents than Austrick, Belgium, Greece, Portugal or Swaden, an haes a population comparable tae that o either the U.S. state o Ohio or the Canadian province o Ontario. It is the fowert maist populous kintra subdiveesion in the European Union efter Ingland, North Rhine-Westphalie an Bavarie.

Economically, Île-de-France is the warld's 4t an Europe's 1st walthiest an lairgest regional economy: in 2009, its total GDP as calculatit bi Eurostat wis €552 billion (US$768.9 billion) at mercat exchynge rates; it is the walthiest metropolitan aurie in the European Union an - if it wur a kintra, it wad rank as the 15t walthiest in the warld. Île-de-France an aa is, seicont tae the Kantō region, the warld's seicont maist important location for Fortune Global 500 companies' heidquarters.

Creatit as the "Destrict o the Paris Region" in 1961; it wis renamed efter the historic province o "Isle de France" in 1976, when its admeenistrative status wis aligned wi the ither French admeenistrative regions creatit in 1972. Its name literally means "Island o Fraunce", possibly frae auncient Frankish Liddle Franke, "little Fraunce". Despite the name chynge, Île-de-France is still popularly referred tae bu French fowk as the Région Parisienne (the Paris Region) or RP. Housomeivver its inhabitants are mair an mair referred tae as "Franciliens", an adjective creatit in the 80s an successfully uised the day. Ninety percent o its territory is covered bi the Paris aire urbaine (or "metropolitan aurie") which extends ayont its borders in places.

Internaitional relations

See an aa: Leet o twin touns an sister ceeties in Fraunce

Twin touns - Sister ceeties

Île-de-France is twinned wi:

  • Spain Comunidad de Madrid in Spain (syne 2000)
  • Armenie Yerevan in Armenia (syne 2011)[2]
Other Languages
Afrikaans: Île-de-France
Alemannisch: Île-de-France
aragonés: Isla de Francia
العربية: إيل دو فرانس
asturianu: Islla de Francia
azərbaycanca: İl-de-Frans
беларуская: Іль-дэ-Франс
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Іль-дэ-Франс
български: Ил дьо Франс
bosanski: Île-de-France
нохчийн: Иль-де-Франс
čeština: Île-de-France
Ελληνικά: Ιλ-ντε-Φρανς
emiliàn e rumagnòl: Îsla ed Franza
Esperanto: Francilio
français: Île-de-France
arpetan: Ila-de-France
Nordfriisk: Île-de-France
Gàidhlig: Île-de-France
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Île-de-France
hrvatski: Île-de-France
Bahasa Indonesia: Île-de-France (region)
íslenska: Île-de-France
italiano: Île-de-France
Basa Jawa: Île-de-France
Taqbaylit: Île-de-France
ភាសាខ្មែរ: អ៊ីលដឺហ្រ្វែន
한국어: 일드프랑스
Lëtzebuergesch: Île-de-France
Limburgs: Île-de-France
lumbaart: Île-de-France
لۊری شومالی: ایل دو فرانس
lietuvių: Il de Fransas
latviešu: Ildefransa
Malagasy: Île-de-France
македонски: Ил де Франс
Bahasa Melayu: Île-de-France
Nederlands: Île-de-France
norsk nynorsk: Île-de-France
Nouormand: Île-dé-Fraunce
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਈਲ-ਡ-ਫ਼ਰਾਂਸ
Piemontèis: Ìsola ëd Fransa
پنجابی: ال ڈ فغاس
português: Ilha de França
Runa Simi: Île-de-France
română: Île-de-France
русский: Иль-де-Франс
sicilianu: Île-de-France
davvisámegiella: Île-de-France
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Île-de-France
Simple English: Île-de-France
slovenščina: Île-de-France
српски / srpski: Ил де Франс
Kiswahili: Île-de-France
татарча/tatarça: Иль-де-Франс
українська: Іль-де-Франс
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Il-de-frans
Tiếng Việt: Île-de-France
West-Vlams: Île-de-France
მარგალური: ილ-დე ფრანსი
Bân-lâm-gú: Île-de-France
粵語: 法蘭西島