La majera pert di blasons ne ie nia ufiziei ^1
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence was known as ^2 ('Lower Alps') until 1970 Basses-Alpes
Charente-Maritime was known as ^3 ('Lower Charente-Inférieure Charente') until 1941
Côtes-d'Armor was known as ^4 ('Coasts of the North') until 1990 Côtes-du-Nord
Gironde was known as ^5 (' Bec-d'Ambès Beak of Ambès') from 1793 until 1795. The Convention eliminated the name to avoid recalling the outlawed Girondin political faction.
Loire-Atlantique was known as ^6 (' Loire-Inférieure Loire bassa') nfin al 1957
Maine-et-Loire was known as ^7 ( Mayenne-et-Loire Mayenne and Loire rufs) until 1791
Pyrénées-Atlantiques was known as ^8 ('Lower Pyrenees') until 1969 Basses-Pyrénées
Number 75 was formerly assigned to ^9 Seine
Seine-Maritime was known as ^10 ('Lower Seine') until 1955 Seine-Inférieure
Number 78 was formerly assigned to ^11 Seine-et-Oise
Number 91 was formerly assigned to ^12 Alger, in French Algeria
Number 92 was formerly assigned to ^13 Oran, in French Algeria
Number 93 was formerly assigned to ^14 Constantine, in French Algeria
The prefecture of ^15 Val-d'Oise was established in Pontoise when the department was created, but moved de facto to the neighbouring commune of Cergy; currently, both part of the of ville nouvelle Cergy-Pontoise
The ^16 overseas departments each constitute a region and enjoy a status identical to metropolitan France. They are part of France and the European Union, though special EU rules apply to them.
^17 Mayotte became the 101st department of France on 31 March 2011. The INSEE code of Mayotte is 976 (975 is already assigned to the French overseas collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon)
Metropoles with ^18 territorial collectivity statute. ^19 Corsica was divided into two departments ( Golo and Liamone) from 1793 to 1811, and again into two departments ( Corse-du-Sud, number 2A, and Haute-Corse, number 2B) in 1975. As of 2019, Corse-du-Sud and Haute-Corse are still administrative departments, although they no longer have the status of departmental " territorial collectivities": region and department functions have been managed by a " single territorial collectivity" since 2018.
Regions y dipartimënc de la Franzia metropolitana; i numeri ie chëi dl codesc INSEE (ora de la Corsica, che mostra la divijion de l'ijula nfin al 2018, y la dijivion de la metropoli de Lyon da Rhône che ne ie nia da udëi). I dipartimënc che cunfina cul chemun de Paris; i numeri ie chëi dl codesc INSEE.