- historical region of SC France
- metropolitan region in SC France: 10,044 sq mi (26,014 sq km); chief city, Clermont-Ferrand
- mountain range running north to south through this region: highest peak, 6,188 ft (1,886 m)in full Auvergne Mountains
A historical region and former province of central France traversed north to south by the Auvergne Mountains, a chain of extinct volcanoes. Auvergne became part of the French royal domain in 1615.
- A région and historical province of France.
- The conspiracy was discovered; Biron and Auvergne were arrested and Biron was executed.
- Auvergne after a few months' imprisonment was released, chiefly through the influence of his half-sister, his aunt, the duchess of Angouleme and his father-in-law.
- Auvergne remained in the Bastille for eleven years, from 1605 to 1616.
- A decree of the parlement (1606), obtained by Marguerite de Valois, deprived him of nearly all his possessions, including Auvergne, though he still retained the title.
- Clermont is the chief market for the grain and other agricultural produce of Auvergne and Velay.