Ille-et-Vilaine


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Ille-et-Vilaine

(ēl-ā-vēlĕn`), department (1990 pop. 804,200), NW France, in BrittanyBrittany
, Breton Breiz, Fr. Bretagne, region and former province, NW France. It is a peninsula between the English Channel (N) and the Bay of Biscay (S) and comprises four departments, Ille-et-Vilaine, Côtes-d'Armor, Finistère, and Morbihan.
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, on the English Channel. RennesRennes
, city (1990 pop. 203,533), capital of Ille-et-Vilaine dept., NW France, at the junction of the Vilaine and Ille rivers. Rennes's many industrial products include textiles, leather goods, machinery, automobiles, electronic equipment, and petroleum.
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 is the capital.

Ille-Et-Vilaine

 

a department of northwestern France, on the English Channel. Area, approximately 7,000 sq km; population, 672,000 (1971). Administrative center, Rennes. Ille-et-Vilaine is located in the basin of the Vilaine River and its tributary, the Ille. The primary economic sector is agriculture, with the main crops being wheat, sugar beets, and potatoes; horticulture is also practiced (apples and pears). Livestock (cattle, swine) is raised in the department. Industries in Ille-et-Vilaine include food, leather and footwear, and metalworking, located chiefly in Rennes. On the seacoast there is fishing and an oyster enterprise. Seaside climatic health resorts include St. Malo, Dinard, and Cancale. [10–391 -1]

Ille-et-Vilaine

a department of NW France, in E Brittany. Capital: Rennes. Pop.: 894 625 (2003 est.). Area: 6992 sq. km (2727 sq. miles)
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Contract notice: supply of books and documents for the departmental mediatheque and the department of ille-et-vilaine - 10 lots reference number:
The meeting in Jersey on Thursday 16 May will bring together the Ille-et-Vilaine President, Jean Luc Chenut, and Guernsey's Deputy Jonathan Le Tocq, member of the Policy & Resources Committee with responsibility for external relations, with Jersey's Minister for External Relations, Senator Ian Gorst.
Standard electricity supply for the establishments managed by the department of ille-et-vilaine.
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Administrative assistance to the rsa service of the ille-et-vilaine department
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Contract notice: maintenance of the pmb free document management solution and associated services for the services of the department of ille-et-vilaine
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