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Cherbourg-Octeville
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Cherbourg-Octeville
Cherbourg-Octeville
(French pronunciation: ​[ʃɛʁ.buʁ ɔk.tə.vil]) is a city and former commune situated at the northern end of the Cotentin peninsula
Cotentin peninsula
in the northwestern French department of Manche. It is a subprefecture of its department, and was officially formed when the commune of Cherbourg absorbed Octeville on 28 February 2000.[1] On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin.[2] The city is a Maritime prefecture and sub-prefecture of la Manche
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INSEE
The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (French: Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques), abbreviated INSEE (French pronunciation: ​[inse]), is the French national statistics bureau. It collects and publishes information about the French economy and people, and carries out the periodic national census. Headquartered in Paris, it is the French branch of Eurostat. The INSEE was created in 1946 as a successor to the Vichy regime's National Statistics Service (SNS).Contents1 Purpose 2 Organisation2.1 Teaching and research3 Codes and numbering system 4 History4.1 Statistics in France
France
before INSEE 4.2 Creation of INSEE 4.3 List of directors5 See also 6 References 7 External linksPurpose[edit] INSEE is responsible for the production and analysis of official statistics in France
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Rosslare Harbour
The village of Rosslare Harbour
Harbour
(Irish: Cuan Ros Láir, meaning "harbour of the middle peninsula") grew up to serve the needs of the harbour of the same name (now called Rosslare Europort), first developed in 1906 by the Great Western Railway
Great Western Railway
and the Great Southern and Western Railway to accommodate steamferry traffic between Great Britain and Ireland. This port also serves France and traffic is mainly roll-on roll-off (RoRo). It is thought that harbour expansion and/or privatisation could improve exporting and logistical options for businesses and producers in Ireland
Ireland
offering an alternative to Dublin
Dublin
Port which dominates trade but relies on the UK corridor for much EU trade
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Maritime Prefect
Maritime may refer to: Maritime (climate), a climate typical of continental west coasts Maritime history, the study of human activity at seaMusic[edit] Maritime (album), a 2005 album by Minotaur Shock
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La Hague
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. La Hague
La Hague
is a commune in the department of Manche, northwestern France
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Val De Saire
Coordinates: 49°38′32″N 1°18′36″W / 49.64229°N 1.31012°W / 49.64229; -1.31012Cows and trees in the Val de Saire
Val de Saire
near the village of Le VastThe Val de Saire
Val de Saire
(or Vale of the River Saire) is an area situated in the north of the Cotentin Peninsula, to the east of Cherbourg
Cherbourg
in the French region of Lower Normandy. To the south lies the Plain
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Sébastien Le Prestre De Vauban
Maréchal de France Commissaire général des fortifications (1678–1703) Governor of Lille
Lille
(from 1668)Awards Ordre de Saint-LouisSignatureSébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Seigneur de Vauban and later Marquis de Vauban (1 or 4 May 1633 – 30 March 1707),[1] commonly referred to as Vauban (French: [vobɑ̃]), was a French military engineer who rose in the service to the king and was commissioned as a Marshal of France. Considered the foremost engineer of his time, Vauban is known for his skills both in designing fortifications and breaking through them; his concepts, inspired by Pagan's "Les Fortifications", were the dominant model of fortification and siegecraft for nearly 100 years. He also advised Louis XIV on how to consolidate France's borders in order to make them more defensible
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Louis XVI Of France
Louis XVI (French pronunciation: ​[lwi sɛːz]; 23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793), born Louis-Auguste, was the last King of France before the fall of the monarchy during the French Revolution. He was referred to as Citizen Louis Capet during the final weeks of his life. In 1765, at the death of his father, Louis, son and heir apparent of Louis XV, Louis-Auguste became the new Dauphin of France. Upon his grandfather's death on 10 May 1774, he assumed the title "King of France
France
and Navarre", which he used until 4 September 1791, when he received the title of "King of the French" until the monarchy was abolished on 21 September 1792. Louis XVI was guillotined on 21 January 1793. The first part of his reign was marked by attempts to reform France
France
in accordance with Enlightenment ideas. These included efforts to abolish serfdom, remove the taille, and increase tolerance toward non-Catholics
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French Navy
36,331 personnel (2016)[1] and 2800 civilians (2014) 180 ships[2] 210 aircraft[1]FAN FSM AVIA FORFUSCO Marins Pompiers Gendarmerie Maritime Service de soutien de la FlotteGarrison/HQ Main: Brest, Île Longue, Toulon Secondary: Cherbourg, Lorient French overseas territories: Fort de France, Degrad des Cannes, Port des Galets, Dzaoudzi, Nouméa, Papeete Overseas: Dakar, Djibouti, Abu DhabiNickname(s) La RoyaleMotto(s) Honneur, patrie, valeur, discipline ("Honour, homeland, valour, discipline")Colours Blue, white, redShips Current FleetEngagementsSee listAnglo-French War (1627–1629) Franco-Spanish War (1635–59) Second Anglo-Dutch War Franco-Dutch War Nine Years' War War of the Spanish Succession War of the Austrian Succession Seven Years' War American Revolutionary War Anglo-French War (1778–1783) French Revolutionary Wars Napoleonic Wars Crimean War Sino-French War World War I World War II Indochina War Gulf War Kosovo
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St Helier
Saint Helier
Helier
(/sɪntˈhɛliər/, French: Saint-Hélier) is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands
Channel Islands
in the English Channel. St Helier
Helier
has a population of about 33,500, roughly 34.2% of the total population of Jersey, and is the capital of the Island (although Government House is situated in St Saviour)
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Population Without Double Counting
Population without double counting is an English translation of the French phrase Population sans doubles comptes. In France, for the purposes of the census, the INSEE has defined several population indicators that allow people who live in more than one place to be counted in each place, to study and keep count of population movement. So each commune in France
France
does not have only one figure for the population, but several; for example students may be counted both where they study and where they live when not studying
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Jersey
Jersey
Jersey
(/ˈdʒɜːrzi/, French: [ʒɛʁzɛ]; Jèrriais: Jèrri dʒɛri), officially the Bailiwick of Jersey
Jersey
(French: Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a Crown dependency[9] located near the coast of Normandy, France.[10] Jersey
Jersey
was part of the Duchy of Normandy, whose dukes went on to become kings of England
England
from 1066
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RMS Titanic
RMS Titanic
Titanic
(/taɪˈtænɪk/) was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton
Southampton
to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff
Harland and Wolff
shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.[2] Titanic
Titanic
was under the command of Edward Smith, who also went down with the ship
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English Channel
The English Channel
English Channel
(French: la Manche, "The Sleeve"; German: Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Breton: Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Cornish: Mor Bretannek, "British Sea"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England
England
from northern France, and links the southern part of the North Sea
North Sea
to the Atlantic Ocean
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Cobh
Cobh
Cobh
(/ˈkoʊv/ KOHV,  Irish: An Cóbh), known from 1849 until 1920 as Queenstown, is a tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork, Ireland. Cobh
Cobh
is on the south side of Great Island
Great Island
in Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour
and is home to Ireland's only dedicated cruise terminal. Tourism in the area draws on the maritime and emigration legacy of the town - including its association with the RMS Titanic, which was built in Belfast. Facing the town are Spike Island and Haulbowline
Haulbowline
Island
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Équeurdreville-Hainneville
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.Équeurdreville-Hainneville is a former commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France
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