Val-de-Marne


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Val-de-Marne

(väl-də-märn), department (1990 pop. 1,219,300), N central France, adjoining Paris on the southeast. CréteilCréteil
, city (1990 pop. 82,390), capital of Val-de-Marne dept., N central France, on the Marne River. Motors, electrical equipment, gold and silver items, and varnish are produced. A church built in the 12th and 13th cent. is in Créteil.
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Val-de-Marne

a department of N France, in ?le-de-France region. Capital: Cr?teil. Pop.: 1 239 352 (2003 est.). Area: 244 sq. km (95 sq. miles)
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During a four-month period in summer and fall 2003, Jouve explored the Val-de-Marne by following not only its main transportation arteries, the avenues crossing the ring road that separates Paris from its greater metropolitan area and the highways cutting through the industrial zones, but also the streets of Vitry and other towns and the roads of the residential suburbs and the countryside.