Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

(French alpdəotprɔvɑ̃s)
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(Placename) a department of SE France in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region. Capital: Digne. Pop: 144 508 (2003 est). Area: 6988 sq km (2725 sq miles). Former name: Basses-Alpes
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There are sections on practical information, food and drink, sport and leisure, events and festivals, background information, specific guide to areas and towns and six chapters on separate areas: the Languedoc border, northern Vaucluse and the Alpes de Haute-Provence, the central region, the southern coast, the Riviera and its hinterland, and the mountains.