Bas-Rhin


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Bas-Rhin

(bä-răN`), department (1990 pop. 958,000), E France, in N Alsace. StrasbourgStrasbourg
, Ger. Strassburg, city (1990 pop. 255,931), capital of Bas-Rhin dept., NE France, on the Ill River near its junction with the Rhine. It is the intellectual and commercial capital of Alsace.
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 is the capital and the commercial and industrial center.

Bas-Rhin

 

a department in eastern France, located in Alsace and bordering on the Federal Republic of Germany. Area, 4,800 sq. km. Population, 883,000 (1974). The capital is Strasbourg.

The Upper Rhine Lowland occupies eastern Bas-Rhin, and the Lorraine Plateau and the Vosges, with elevations reaching 1,010 m, occupy the western part. The economy is based on industry and agriculture. In 1968 approximately 32 percent of the work force was employed in industry and 12 percent in agriculture. Bas-Rhin has machine-building, oil-refining, chemical, and food industries, primarily in Strasbourg. The cotton industry is centered in Sélestat. Farming is intensive and diversified, including the growing of wheat, sugar beets, hops, tobacco, vegetables, and potatoes. There are vineyards in the foothills. Bas-Rhin also has livestock breeding and poultry raising.

Bas-Rhin

a department of NE France in Alsace region. Capital: Strasbourg. Pop.: 1 052 698 (2003 est.). Area: 4793 sq. km (1869 sq. miles)
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Topographical and land benefits territorial technical services department of Bas-Rhin - Realization of topographical plans of the terrain, existing roads or bridges,- Research limits and restoration of terminals,- Editorial trial verbal survey.
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Contract notice: Competitive dialogue for a new information system - services platform - human resource management centers for the Doubs and Bas-Rhin.
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Contract notice: Of agricultural and forestry land development operations in the bas-rhin buswiller operations, and maisonsgoutte mommenheim - schwindratzheim - wahlenheim - wittersheim.
Major organization : CONSEIL DEePARTEMENTAL DU BAS-RHIN
Contract notice: Provision of meal trays for the needs of bas-rhin.
Contract notice: Bas-rhin (67) - sweeping benefits and realization of maintenance vmc / vnr on groups of opus 67 buildings in the department.
Contract notice: Design and animation of the feast of Christmas for children of staff for the Department of Bas-Rhin
Contract notice: Maintenance of outdoor green spaces of different sites of the department of bas-rhin revival of lot 19 / childhood home of saverne.