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 (āk′säN-prō-väNs′, ĕk′-)
A city of southeast France north of Marseille. Founded in 123 bc by the Romans as a military colony near the site of mineral springs, the city has long been a popular spa.


(French ɛksɑ̃prɔvɑ̃s)
(Placename) a city and spa in SE France: the medieval capital of Provence. Pop: 145 721 (2006). Also called: Aix


(ɛk sɑ̃ prɔˈvɑ̃s; Eng. ˈɛks ɑn prəˈvɑns)

a city in SE France, N of Marseilles. 124,550. Also called Aix.
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Contract notice: coordination in the field of safety and health protection of the workers for the operation of restructuring of the site jules isaac with a view to the installation of 2 department of iut in aix en provence.
The towns are a delight, perhaps the most famous being Aix en Provence, its old quarter street upon street of traditional shops with quiet and hidden squares and the murmur of fountains.
September 24 and October 7, six days from pounds 559 Of all the regions of France, Provence is the most irresistible - the towns are a delight and so distinctive, but perhaps the most famous is Aix en Provence.
The new TGV station at Aix en Provence, designed by AREP, has a dramatic wave-like roof and a huge east-facing glass-fronted departure concourse.
PLAYERS from Penarth Juniors, based at Western Leisure Centre, Cardiff, have worked hard this summer holidays preparing for their pre-season training camp trip to Aix en Provence in the south of France.
The towns are a delight and so distinctive, perhaps the most famous being Aix en Provence.
Contract notice: property damage insurance for the expansion operation (new construction) of the mediterranean house of human sciences (mmsh) in aix en provence.
conditions for opening tenders date: 21/11/2017 local time: 14:00 square: Aix en provence.
Contract notice: Operation and monitoring of waste disposal sites in Aix en provence, Meyreuil, Puyloubier, Rousset and the center of transfer of rousset (south-east sector).