About the French region of Grand Est
The Grand Est supersedes the three former administrative regions Alsace
in January 2016, as a result of territorial reform which was passed by the French legislature in 2014. It consists of the eastern departments of the Ardennes, Aube, Bas Rhin, Haut Rhin, Haute Marne, Marne, Meurthe et Moselle, Meuse, Moselle and the Vosges. The administrative capital and largest city is Strasbourg.