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Boulogne-sur-Mer

(bo͞olô`nyə-sür-mĕr`), city (1990 pop. 44,244), Pas-de-Calais dept., N France, in Picardy, on the English Channel. A commercial seaport and the leading fishing port of France, it has canning and shipbuilding industries. It is an important ferry port between France and England. The opening of the Channel TunnelChannel Tunnel,
popularly called the "Chunnel," a three-tunnel railroad connection running under the English Channel, connecting Folkestone, England, and Calais, France. The tunnels are 31 mi (50 km) long. There are two rail tunnels, each 25 ft (7.
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 at nearby Coquelles, France may have an impact on the city's ferry services and industries. From there the Romans sailed (A.D. 43) to conquer Britain, and there again Napoleon assembled an invasion fleet (which never sailed) in 1803–5. The port was a main base for British armies in World War I and a German submarine base in World War II. Most of the city was destroyed during the latter conflict. The Cathedral of Notre Dame (built 19th cent.; damaged 1941; since restored) is a great shrine of pilgrimage; it stands on a site where miracles were believed to have occurred in the 7th cent.
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Contract notice: exterior dusting and ventilation of extraction facilities, baffles and walls of the laundry and carpentry of the hospital center of boulogne sur mer reference number: ym768
Contract notice: renovation work on public lighting installations in the city of boulogne sur mer reference number:
passed under the ght, only for the establishment of boulogne sur mer.A mandatory site visit is scheduled on 09/09 / 2019.This procedure follows a declaration of unsuccessful procedure.
Address : Place Godefroy De Bouillon Bp 729 62321 Boulogne Sur Mer
Contract notice: the purpose of this consultation is to provide communication services in connection with the 2nd national meeting of actors of the dlal feamp from 5 to 6 november in the territory of galpa boulogne sur mer.
Contract notice: restoration work of the andrieu tower of the fortifications of boulogne sur mer
The purpose of the consultation is to conclude and implement the three participation agreements (the municipality of boulogne sur mer acting on its behalf and on behalf of the ccas and the caisse des ecoles, one per employer) for the health risk accompanied by their collective insurance contract with optional accessions, concluded between the employer and the insurance body selected following an appeal for competition provided for by decree no.
Hauts-de-france region 151, avenue du president hoover 59 555 lille cedex or 11 mail albert 1st po 2616 80026 amiens cedex 1 or port of boulogne sur mer managing director of exploitation of the port of boulogne-sur-mer port equipment service 96 boulevard gambetta bp 689 62321 boulogne-sur-mer cedex or port of calais ports authority / smppc 45 quai de la meuse 62100 calais or all the sites included in the cctp or possibly on another site of ~territoire hauts-de -france ~or in the premises of the holder
Contract notice: technical inspection mission concerning the built heritage of the city of boulogne sur mer reference number: