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French President Sarkozy and Russian President Medvedev meet at the World Policy Conference in Evian
French President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrive at the World Policy Conference in Evian, French Alps, on October 8, 2008. Medvedev said on Wednesday it was time to 'give up the confrontational rhetoric' and promised that Russian forces will leave buffer zones in Georgia around the separatist areas of Abkhazia and South Ossetia by midnight Wednesday. (UPI Photo/Anatoli Zhdanov)
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The French Alps are those parts of the Alps mountain range which lie in France. They are within the regions of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and Rhône-Alpes.

The specific subranges of the Alps that are at least partly in France include (from south to north):

Mont Blanc is the highest point of the Alps and is on the French-Italian border, so it's called Monte Bianco in Italy

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