Pyrénées-Orientales

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Pyrénées-Orientales

(French pirenezɔrjɑ̃tal )
n
(Placename) a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Perpignan. Pop: 411 447 (2003 est). Area: 4144 sq km (1616 sq miles)
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Authorities in the Pyrenees-Orientales region said the earlier statement that six children had died was not confirmed after the horrific crash at a crossing close to the Spanish border.
Le joueur n'a pas ete en mesure de participer lundi au rassemblement de l'equipe championne de France pour le stage qu'elle a entame lundi a Falgos (Pyrenees-Orientales).
In the framework of the Anglo-French initiative to reinforce European helicopter capacities (see Europolitics 3529), 70 pilots and mechanics from the 23rd Helicopter Regiment have just finished their mountain flight training, at the French army training centre in Sainte-Leocadie (Pyrenees-Orientales).