Alpes-maritimes



a department in SE France. 1527 sq. mi. (3955 sq. km).
Capital: Nice.
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To the south is the open sea, and to the north the varied background of the Alpes-Maritimes.
Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun

Its course is so sinuous, as it comes down from its source in the Alpes-Maritimes, that it is known locally as le serpent.
Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun

Burnat says he found the species undoubtedly wild in the Alpes-Maritimes, and he gave specimens of it to Boissier.
Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle

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a department of the SE corner of France in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region. Capital: Nice. Pop: 1 045 973 (2003 est). Area: 4298 sq km (1676 sq miles)

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