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France, Region 1982 [Level 1, GIS]

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GEO1_ FR1982 identifies the household's region within France in 1982. Regions are the first level administrative units of the country. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO1_ FR1982 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.

The full set of geography variables for France can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level of any country refer to GEOLEV1, and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — General

Unlike the other samples, the 1982 sample does not include Corse.

Missing regions: The 1982 sample is missing outside metropolitan France (i.e., oversea regions).
The regions are:

  • Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyane, and La ReunionBorn.


  • All households


  • France: 1982