Has Paca region changed name to be Region Sud?

The Paca region’s logo now includes the name ‘Région Sud’

HAS the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur – known as ‘Paca’ – changed name to be ‘Région Sud’? It seems unclear. G.B.

It is understandable if you feel confused. Officially, the name remained unchanged in the reorganisation of the French regions which saw them reduced from 27 to 18 on January 1, 2016. At that time some regions fused together and received new names such as Grand Est, Hauts-de-France and Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

However, at the end of last year ...

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