Definitions for haute-normandieoʊt nɔr mɑ nˈdi
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word haute-normandie
a division of Normandy
A ru00E9gion of France.
Upper Normandy is one of the 27 regions of France. It was created in 1984 from two departments: Seine-Maritime and Eure, when Normandy was divided into Lower Normandy and Upper Normandy. This division continues to provoke controversy, and many people continue to call for the two regions to be reunited. However, the name Upper Normandy existed prior to 1956 and referred by tradition to territories currently included within the administrative region: the Pays de Caux, the Pays de Bray, the Roumois, the Campagne of Le Neubourg, the Plaine de Saint-André and the Norman Vexin. Today, most of the Pays d'Auge, as well as a small portion of the Pays d'Ouche, are located in Lower Normandy. Rouen and Le Havre are important urban centers.
Find a translation for the haute-normandie definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these haute-normandie definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"haute-normandie." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Jan. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/haute-normandie>.