Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

(älp'-də-ōt'-prəväNs`), department (1990 pop. 132,400), SE France; formerly Basses-Alpes dept. DigneDigne
or Digne-les-Bains
, city (1990 pop. 17,425), capital of Alpes-de-Haute, Provence dept., SE France, in Provence. Points of interest include the Notre-Dame-de-Bourg Cathedral (13th–14th cent.) and a museum housing Gallo-Roman artifacts.
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 is the capital.
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Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

a department of SE France in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region. Capital: Digne. Pop.: 144 508 (2003 est.). Area: 6988 sq. km (2725 sq. miles)
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