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Nord

(nôr), department (1990 pop. 2,533,000), N France, bordering on the North Sea and Belgium. LilleLille
, city (1990 pop. 178,301), capital of Nord dept., N France, near the Belgian border. With its central position in NW Europe, Lille became a great commercial, cultural, and manufacturing center, long known for its textile products—notably lisle (the name is derived
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 is the capital.

Nord

 

a department in the extreme north of France, bordering on Belgium and the North Sea. Area, 5,800 sq km; population, 2.5 million (1973). The capital is the city of Lille. One of the most industrialized departments in the country, Nord is the nucleus of the northern industrial region. Its industries include coal mining, metallurgy, machine construction, and textile production. There is also extensive agriculture.

Nord

a department of N France, in Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. Capital: Lille. Pop.: 2 561 800 (2003 est.). Area: 5774 sq. km (2252 sq. miles)
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Temperatures minimales variant entre 8 et 13 degres sur le Saiss, les plateaux de phosphates, l'Oriental et les plateaux orientaux, entre 10 et 17 sur les plaines et les cotes a l'ouest de l'Atlas, le nord des provinces sud et les versants sud-est et entre 15 et 24 degres sur l'interieur du Souss et l'extreme sud du pays.
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HELSINKI, February 10 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Baltic Sea Action Summit in Helsinki today, Nord Stream took a further concrete step in line with its firm commitment to preserve the Baltic Sea.