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Alsace (France)

LC control no.n 81007355
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Geographic headingAlsace (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Alsace
Variant(s)Région Alsace (France)
Alsazia (France)
Elsass (France)
Alsatia (France)
Alzacija (France)
See alsoAlsace-Lorraine (Germany)
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Grand Est (France)
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Biography/History noteIn 2016, Alsace was merged with Champagne-Ardenne and Lorraine to form the administrative region of Grand Est.
Special noteOld catalog heading: Alsace
Found inBGN, 11/26/80 (Alsace, economic region, 48°30ʹN, 7°30ʹE)
Bottin admin., 1981: p. 963 (Admin. régionale: Alsace; cap. Strasbourg; comprises depts. of Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin)
Institut géographique national (France). Carte de la teneur en chlorures de la nappe phréatique rhénane, c1982: map recto (Région Alsace)
Alsatia illustrata, 1751.
Slovensko-angleški slovar, 1962: page 752 (Alzacija: Alsace, Alsatia)
BGN GeoNames, viewed January 17, 2020 (Alsace [approved], region, 48°18'05"N, 007°25'19"E; also lists Alsace ADM1 terminated 2016-01-01), viewed Jan. 17, 2020 (Alsace, historical region and former région of France, incorporated since January 2016 into the région of Grand Est...In 2016 the région of Alsace was merged with Lorraine and Champagne-Ardenne...Residents selected the name Grand Est ("Great East") as the shortened form for the new administrative division, but, in a nod to historical regional identities, the longer name Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine was retained for official correspondence)
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