How well do you know Occitanie?

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France 3 have published a quiz about Occitanie.  How well do you know your region?

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1.  What is the complete name of the Occitanie region?

Occitanie Pyrénées/ Mediterranée
Occitanie / sud
Occitanie

2.   The area of Occitanie is:

The biggest region in France
The 2nd biggest region in France
The 3rd biggest region in France

3.   The region’s logo contains:

The Occitanie cross
The Roussillon coat of arms
The Occitanie cross and the Roussillon coat of arms

4.   How many departments are there in Occitanie?

11
12
13

5.   How many communes are there in Occitanie?

3548
4012
4485

6.   What are the two national parks called in Occitanie?

Parcs de l’Aubrac et de la Méditerranée
Parcs des Pyrénées et des Cévennes
Parcs de l’Aude et de la Montagne Noire

7.   Which countries touch the borders of Occitanie?

Italy and Andorra
Andorra and Spain
Spain and Italy

8.  Which of the following sites is not in Occitanie?

La cité de Rocamadour
Les arènes d’Arles
La Cité de Carcassonne
Le Pic du Midi
Collioure
Uzès

9.   Among the 13 French regions, where is the Occitanie region in terms of number of inhabitants?

2nd place
3rd place
4th place
5th place

10.   What are the two main mountain ranges found in Occitanie?

La Cordillère Cantabrique et les Pyrénées
Les Alpes et les Pyrénées
Les Pyrénées et le Massif Central

11.   What is the name of the place where the waters are shared between the two former territories?

Le pas de l’ours
Le seuil de Naurouze
Le seuil de la Garonne

12.  What are the names of the important winds in the region?

La Lombarde et le Sirocco
Le Levant et le Libeccio
Le Mistral, l’ Autan et la Tramontane

13.   How many motorways cross the Occitanie territory?

14
17
18

14.   How many airports are there in Occitanie?

3
5
10

15.   What’s the name of the highest summit in Occitanie?

Le Vignemale
Le Canigou
Le mont Aigual

16.   What are the two regional languages spoken in Occitanie?

Le Basque et le flamand
L’Occitan et le Catalan
Langues d’oïl et le roman

17.   What is the civil engineering structure that links the west and east of the territory?

Le canal du Midi
Le canal de Brienne
Le canal de Saint-Martory

18.   Toulouse and Montpellier are known to have two particularly strong sectors. What are they ?

Tourism and agriculture
Logistics and technology
Aeronautics and health

19.  The economic dynamism of Occitanie places it in the most active regions in terms of exports. What rank was it in 2018?

1st exporter in France
3rd exporter in France
4th exporter in France

20.   Which port is the smallest of Occitanie’s commercial ports in the Mediterranean?

Sète
Port-la-Nouvelle
Port-Vendres

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