Upper Brittany

  • in grey, upper brittany; in colours, lower brittany.

    upper brittany (french: haute-bretagne; breton: breizh-uhel; gallo: haùtt-bertaèyn) is the eastern part of brittany france, which is predominantly of a romance culture and is associated with the gallo language. the name is in counterpoint to lower brittany, the western part of the ancient province and present-day region, where the breton language has traditionally been spoken. however, there is no certainty as to exactly where the line between 'upper' and 'lower' brittany falls.

    in many regards, upper brittany is dominated by the industrial and cathedral city of rennes, seat of the university of rennes 1 and the university of rennes 2.[1]

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  • the boundary between upper and lower brittany
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In grey, Upper Brittany; in colours, Lower Brittany.

Upper Brittany (French: Haute-Bretagne; Breton: Breizh-Uhel; Gallo: Haùtt-Bertaèyn) is the eastern part of Brittany France, which is predominantly of a Romance culture and is associated with the Gallo language. The name is in counterpoint to Lower Brittany, the western part of the ancient province and present-day region, where the Breton language has traditionally been spoken. However, there is no certainty as to exactly where the line between 'Upper' and 'Lower' Brittany falls.

In many regards, Upper Brittany is dominated by the industrial and cathedral city of Rennes, seat of the University of Rennes 1 and the University of Rennes 2.[1]

Other Languages
brezhoneg: Breizh-Uhel
català: Alta Bretanya
Cymraeg: Llydaw Uchel
Esperanto: Supra Bretonio
français: Haute-Bretagne