Grand Est comprises of the former administrative regions of Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne and Lorraine. It is the sixth largest of the regions of France and includes three mountain ranges: the Vosges, the (Alsatian) Jura and the Ardennes. The region is bordered by the River Rhine on the East which forms the border with Germany. The region’s largest cities are Strasbourg, Nancy, Metz, Mulhouse, Reims and Troyes. The head city of the region is Strasbourg.