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Orne

(ôrn), department (1990 pop. 292,900), NW France, in Normandy and part of Perche. AlençonAlençon
, town (1990 pop. 31,139), capital of Orne dept., N France, in Normandy, on the Sarthe and Briante rivers. A commercial center in a fertile farm area, it is particularly noted for its fine lace work, an industry which dates from the 17th cent.
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Orne

 

a department in Normandy, in northern France. Area, 6,100 sq km; population, 296,000 (1973). The prefecture is the city of Alençon. Most of the department is occupied by the Perche and Normandy hills, rising to 417 m. The chief agricultural occupations are horse breeding and the raising of dairy cattle on cultivated pastures. There is a food-processing industry, producing butter, Camembert cheese, and other dairy products. Lace is manufactured and asbestos is mined in the department.

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Orne

a department of NW France, in Basse-Normandie. Capital: Alen?on. Pop.: 291 274 (2003 est.). Area: 6144 sq. km (2396 sq. miles)
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