Boulogne-sur-Mer


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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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Major organization : COMMUNE DE BOULOGNE-SUR-MER (21620160800017)
A spokesman for Boulogne-sur-Mer town hall said it was now thought the claim was "a joke".
Exterior dusting and ventilation of the extraction facilities, baffles and walls of the laundry and carpentry of the boulogne-sur-mer hospital center.
Contract notice: supply of fruit, vegetables and fresh seafood products (excluding frozen and canned goods) for members of the order group at the mariette high school in boulogne-sur-mer
the purpose of the consultation is the conclusion and execution of the three participation agreements (the commune of boulogne-sur-mer acting on its behalf and on behalf of the ccas and the school caisse, One per employer) for the health risk.
Contract notice: number of the consultation: 2019-tx-0027 cladding replacement work on all the buildings of the port hub in boulogne-sur-mer
Contract notice: project management mission for the creation of a car park at the boulogne-sur-mer hospital center
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 control mission concerning the built heritage of the city of boulogne-sur-mer