Marseilles, France

  • Marseille, known in antiquity as Massalia, is the second largest city in France, after Paris, with a population of 852,395 within its administrative limits on a land area of 240.62 km2. The urban area of Marseille extends beyond the city limits with a population of over 1,420,000 on an area of 1,204 km2. 1,530,000 or 1,601,095 people live in the Marseille metropolitan area. Located on the southeast coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea, Marseille is France's largest commercial port and largest French city on the Mediterranean coast. Marseille is the capital of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, as well as the capital of the Bouches-du-Rhône department. Its inhabitants are called Marseillais.

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Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin you gotta go here Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin you gotta go here The Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin is remarkable for being the venue of coal extraction for more than 3 centuries. It was an active mining destination from 1700s to 1900s, and consists of 109 separate components which covers over 120,000 hectares. Its oldest mining pit covers 90 hectares and is as deep as 140 meters.
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