Auvergne is a region in the Central Massif of south central France. The Auvergne Mountains, a branch of the Cevennes range, are renowned as the highest peaks in the French interior.
The territory of Auvergne extends up to the regions of Cantal and Puy-de-Dome and also includes small parts of Allier, Aveyron, and of Haute-Loire. Its capital is Gergovie.
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