Eure-et-Loir


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Eure-et-Loir

(ör-ā-lwär), department (1990 pop. 399,700), N France. ChartresChartres
, city (1990 pop. 41,850), capital of Eure-et-Loir dept., NW France, in Orléanais, on the Eure River. Chartres is of great historic and artistic interest; it is also a regional market with many industries, including metallurgy, and the production of perfumes and
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 is the capital.

Eure-Et-Loir

 

a department in northern France. Area, 5,900 sq km. Population, 335,000 (1975). The capital is Chartres.

In 1968 the department’s industry employed 28 percent of the economically active population, and agriculture employed 18 percent. The plain known as the Beauce is an important agricultural region that produces mainly for the market; wheat, sugar beets, and fodder crops are grown, and cattle, swine and sheep are raised. Industry in the department is represented by machine building, including the manufacture of agricultural machinery and electrical products, food processing, and the manufacture of saffian. The principal industrial centers are Brou, Châteaudun, and Dreux.

Eure-et-Loir

a department of N central France, in Centre region. Capital: Chartres. Pop.: 412 094 (2003 est.). Area: 5940 sq. km (2317 sq. miles)
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Contract notice:restoration of bank vegetation (riverine forest) of the dormouse and its tributaries in eure-et-loir (28)
Contract award notice: Services of guarding and reception for the services of the department of eure-et-loir.
Contract notice: spare parts supplies for vehicles and machines managed by the departmental park of the county council of eure-et-loir - relaunch of lots 7 and 8.
Contract notice:Spare parts supplies for vehicles and machines managed by the departmental park of the departmental council of eure-et-loir - relaunch of lots 7 and 8
Contract notice: Services of guarding and reception for the services of the department of Eure-et-Loir.
The purpose of this framework agreement with purchase orders is to carry out a coordinating mission in the field of Worker Safety and Health Protection (SPS) relating to deployment of digital infrastructure on the union's perimeter Eure-et-Loir Numrique (department of Eure-et-Loir and 4 communes in the Eure): SPS coordination for the design and construction phases, Category 1, within the meaning of Article R.