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Bouches-du-Rhône (France)

LC control no.n 50051603
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Geographic headingBouches-du-Rhône (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Bouches-du-Rhône
Variant(s)Bocas de Ròse (France)
Département des Bouches-du-Rhône (France)
Beginning date1790-03-04
Associated countryFrance
Associated placeProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (France)
LocatedMarseille (France)
Found inRapports et renseignements divers ... 1945-46.
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm2; 43°30ʹ00ʺN 005°00ʹ00ʺE)
Wikipedia, Sept. 5, 2014 (Bouches-du-Rhône; Occitan: Bocas de Ròse; department in the south of France named after the mouth of the Rhône River. It is the most populous department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. It is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on 4 March 1790. It was created from the western part of the former province of Provence and the principalities of Orange, Martigues, and Lambesc. It lost part of its territory in 1793, including Orange and Apt, when the Vaucluse department was created)
GEOnet, 8 June 2016 (Département des Bouches-du-Rhône (approved); Bouches-du-Rhône (short); geopolitical entity name: France; first-order administrative division name: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur; 43° 30ʹ 00ʺ N, 005° 00ʹ 00ʺ E; 43.5 [N], 5 [E]; second-order administrative division)
Wikipedia, 8 June 2016 (Bouches-du-Rhône; INSEE and postal code 13; Marseille is the departmental and regional capital (préfecture); 43° 30ʹ 0ʺ N, 5° 5ʹ 0ʺ E; 43.5, 5.083333)
Geographic area codee-fr---
Associated languagefre