Haute Loire departement
Auvergne Rhône-Alpes in France
The Haute Loire departement is in the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region
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The code number for Haute Loire is 43
The highlands of the Massif Central, where the Loire begins to accumulate importance, before its long journey north and then westwards through the heart of France.
Tourism is important, there is still much cattle and sheep farming, as the land is not suitable for cereal crops.