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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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Address : Communaute du Pays d~Aix CS 40868 13626 Aix en provence cedex 1
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.
Elmic Systems, the leading provider of embedded Internet protocols, announced today that it would expand its operations by opening a sales and technical support office in Aix en Provence, France.
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: Project management for the restructuring of the community pool sky in aix en provence.
Contract notice: Design, production and installation of artwork under the artistic 1% for the construction of a university library on the site Fenouilleres in Aix en Provence
Based in Aix en Provence, France, Inside Technologies is the only semiconductor company concentrated on the contactless technology.
Contract notice: prime contractor for the restructuring of the community pool sky in Aix en Provence.
Contract notice: project management mission for the rehabilitation of roads Child road Pole of activities of Aix en Provence.