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The only region in France that has limestone soil is Burgundy, specifically the Côte d’Or (which is one of the reasons the top wines of the Côte d’Or are so renowned).

Answer: False.

Several regions in France have limestone soils, including parts of the following: the Loire, Champagne, the Jura, and the Languedoc-Roussillon. (Limestone is also found in parts of Spain, Italy, southern England, and South Australia.) Limestone is a marine sedimentary rock made from seashells and fine-grain precipitates of calcium carbonate.

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