The Isère departement is in the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region
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The university city of Grenoble is the capital of this deparment.
There is a 4103 metre high mountain peak at Bare des Ecrins.
Isere is a major ski resort and destination. There area produces dairy cproducts and hydro electricity. There is also a young and promosing high-tech industry.
Towns and cities
An old French city, but with modern attitudes surrounded by the French Alps.