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Upper Normandy (called Haute-Normandie in French) is a region of France. The capital is Rouen. In 2007 about 1.9 million people lived in the region.

Upper Normandy was formed as a region in 1956. The old region of Normandy was split into the current Upper Normandy and Lower Normandy. The departments in the region are Seine-Maritime and Eure.

The region is the first producer of flax in France. It is also quite industrialized, specialising in petrochemical and pharmaceutical, as well as manufacturing industries.