Northern France is a part of France. Strong agricultural background, seaside, people often seen as more welcoming than in any other part of the country.
This page tells about two distinctive areas of France, Normandy in the West on one hand, and Nord-Pas de Calais and Picardy on the other, the latters belonging to the same cultural area (and which presents similarities with Belgium. Please check related pages for more details.
French and regional dialects.
Many local dishes to try!