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Pyrénées-Atlantiques (France)

LC control no.n 83143766
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingPyrénées-Atlantiques (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Variant(s)Pirenèus-Atlantics (France)
Pirinio-Atlantikoak (France)
See alsoBasses-Pyrénées (France)
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Beginning date19691010
Found inLa présence romaine entre l'Adour et les Pyrénées, 1980: t.p. (Pyrénées-Atlantiques)
LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France (Dept.); name changed from Basses-Pyrénées by decree of Oct. 10, 1969)
BGN, 10-17-83 (Département des Pyrénées-Atlantiques, adm. 1, 43°15ʹN, 0°50ʹW; variants: Basses Pyrénées; Basse-Atlantiques)
Wikipedia, Sept. 5, 2014 (Pyrénées-Atlantiques; Gascon: Pirenèus-Atlantics; Basque: Pirinio-Atlantiarrak or Pirinio-Atlantikoak; department in Aquitaine, southwest of France. It takes its name from the Pyrenees mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. It covers the French Basque Country and the Béarn. Originally named Basses-Pyrénées it is one of the original 83 departments of France created during the French Revolution, on 4 March 1790. On 10 October 1969, Basses-Pyrénées was renamed Pyrénées-Atlantiques)