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Isère (France)

LC control no.n 81022474
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingIsère (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Isère
See alsoDauphiné (France)
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Biography/History noteWhen the departmental system was installed in France in 1790, the province of Dauphiné was divided into the départements of Isère, Drôme, and Hautes-Alpes.
Beginning date17900304
Associated countryFrance
Found inGeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm2; 45°10ʹ00ʺN 005°50ʹ00ʺE)
Wikipedia, Sept. 5, 2014 (Isère; department in the Rhône-Alpes region in the east of France named after the river Isère. Isère is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from part of the former province of Dauphiné. Its area has been reduced twice, in 1852 and again in 1967, on both occasions losing territory to the department of Rhône)
Associated languagefre