Rhône-Alpes is one of the larger regions in France, located in the Southeast. It has 8 departments: Ain, Ardèche, Drôme, Isère, Loire, Rhône, Savoie, Haute-Savoie. Its capital is Lyon. Rhône-Alpes was officially created in 1972. Many tourists come to Rhône-Alpes to enjoy the skiing accomodations. The region has even hosted the Winter Olympics 3 times! In 1924, the Olympics came to Chamonix, in 1968 to Grenoble, and in 1992 to Albertville.
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