ⓘ Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur or PACA is ane o the 27 regions o Fraunce. It is made up o: the sootheastren pairt o the umwhile French province o Dauphiné, in the Fr ..

                                     

ⓘ Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur

Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur or PACA is ane o the 27 regions o Fraunce.

It is made up o:

  • the sootheastren pairt o the umwhile French province o Dauphiné, in the French Alps.
  • the umwhile French province o Provence
  • the umwhile papal territory o Avignon, kent as Comtat Venaissin
  • the umwhile Sardinian-Piedmontese coonty o Nice, thats coastline is kent in Inglis as the French Riviera, an in French as the Côte dAzur

It haes sax depairtments in sooth-eastren Fraunce, bundit tae the east bi the Italian border, tae the sooth bi the Mediterranean Sea an bi the principality o Monaco, tae the north bi Rhône-Alpes, an tae the wast bi Languedoc-Roussillon, wi the Rhône river markin its wastmaist border. The sax depairtments is:

  • Vaucluse
  • Var
  • Alpes-Maritimes
  • Hautes-Alpes
  • Bouches-du-Rhône
  • Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

The region logo displays the coat o airms creatit in the 1990s that combines the coats o airms o the auld provinces makkin up Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur.

Economically the airt is the third maist importantest in Fraunce juist ahint Île-de-France an Rhône-Alpes. Its GDP in 2006 wis € 130.178 million $US 163.600 million an per caipita GDP wis € 27.095 $US 34.051.

                                     

1. Major communities

The lairgest ceeties in the airt is Marseille, Nice, Toulon, an Aix-en-Provence, ilka ane wi mair nor 100.000 fowk bidin in thaim in the 1999 census. The richest pairt o the Region is Nices metropolitan aurie.

  • Antibes includes Juan-les-Pins
  • Avignon
  • Hyères
  • Toulon
  • Grasse
  • Villeneuve-Loubet
  • Martigues
  • La Seyne-sur-Mer
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule
  • Mougins
  • Marseille
  • Draguignan
  • Arles
  • Le Cannet
  • Nice
  • Fréjus
  • Cannes
  • Aubagne
  • Aix-en-Provence
                                     

2. Freemit airtins

  • FranceSouth.com Archived 2011-10-11 at the Wayback Machine Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur Guide
  • Conseil régional Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur Archived 2012-02-14 at WebCite Offeecial wabsteid
  • NotreProvence.fr Discover the Provence on NotreProvence.fr
  • Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur at Curlie