Alpes Maritimes

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Alpes-Maritimes is a department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in the extreme south-east corner of France. The inhabitants of the department are called Maralpins, but are usually referred as Azuréens (inhabitants of the Côte d’Azur).

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43° 41′ 48″ N, 7° 16′ 37″ E

Nice is the capital of the French Riviera (Côte d’Azur) and the 5th largest city of France. Before Nice was urbanised, the coastline at Nice was just bordered by a deserted stretch of beach covered with large pebbles. The first houses were located…

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