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Aube
Coat of Arms of Aube
Details
Information
Number 10
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Prefecture Troyes
Subprefectures Bar-sur-Aube
Nogent-sur-Seine
Population
 -Total (1999)
 -Density
Ranked 74th
292,131
49/km²
Area 6004 km²
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 33
Communes 433
President of the
General Council
Philippe Adnot
Location
For the town in Normandy, see Aube, Orne.

Aube is a département in the northeastern part of France named after the Aube River. Image File history File links Blason10. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France and many former French colonies, roughly analogous to British counties. ... France is divided into 26 régions: 21 of these are in the continental part of metropolitan France, one is Corse on the island of Corsica (although strictly speaking Corse is in fact a territorial collectivity, not a région, but is referred to as a région in common... Capital Châlons-en-Champagne Area 25,606 km² Regional President Jean-Paul Bachy (PS) (since 2004) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 18th) 1,330,000 1,342,363 52/km² (2004) Arrondissements 15 Cantons 146 Communes 1,947 Départements Aube Ardennes Haute-Marne Marne Champagne-Ardenne... In France, a préfecture is the capital city of a département. ... Troyes is a town in northeastern France. ... Subprefecture is an administrative level that is below prefecture or province. ... Bar-sur-Aube is a commune of France, located in the Aube département, of which it is a sous_préfecture. ... Nogent-sur-Seine is a commune of the Aube département, in France. ... For the album by Prince, see 1999 (album) 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Categories: Lists of subnational entities ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... The 100 French départements are divided into 342 arrondissements. ... The canton is an administrative division of France. ... The following is a list of the 33 cantons of the Aube département, in France, sorted by arrondissement: Arrondissement of Bar-sur-Aube (5 cantons - sous-préfecture: Bar-sur-Aube) : canton of Bar-sur-Aube - canton of Brienne-le-Château - canton of Chavanges - canton of Soulaines-Dhuys... The commune (in French: commune, word appeared in the 12th century, from Medieval Latin communia, gathering of people sharing a common life, from Latin communis, things held in common) is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. ... The following is a list of the 433 communes of the Aube département in France. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Image File history File links Carte_France_Département_10. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties. ... Aube is a river in France, tributary of the Seine. ...

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History

Aube was one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from part of the former province of Champagne. During the French Revolution (1789-1799) democracy and republicanism replaced the absolute monarchy in France, and the French sector of the Roman Catholic Church was forced to undergo radical restructuring. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Champagne is one of the traditional provinces of France, a region of France that is best known for the production of the sparkling white wine that bears the regions name. ...


Geography

The department is part of the current region of Champagne-Ardenne. It is surrounded by the departments of Marne, Haute-Marne, Côte-d'Or, Yonne, and Seine-et-Marne. Capital Châlons-en-Champagne Area 25,606 km² Regional President Jean-Paul Bachy (PS) (since 2004) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 18th) 1,330,000 1,342,363 52/km² (2004) Arrondissements 15 Cantons 146 Communes 1,947 Départements Aube Ardennes Haute-Marne Marne Champagne-Ardenne... Marne is a region in France. ... Haute-Marne is a département in the northeast of France named after the Marne River. ... For other uses, see Côte dOr (disambiguation). ... Yonne is a French département named after the Yonne River. ... Seine-et-Marne is a French département, named after the Seine and the Marne rivers, and located in the ÃŽle-de-France région. ...


The geography, with its chalky soil and undulating plain, is well adapted to wine-growing, particularly the champagne that takes its name from the region.


Culture

Clairvaux Abbey is located 15 km from Bar-sur-Aube. A cheese is named after the village of Chaource. Clairvaux abbey was founded in 1115 by St. ... Cheese is a solid food made from the curdled milk of cows, goats, sheep, or other mammals. ... Chaource is a village and commune in the Aube département, in France. ...


Miscellaneous topics

List of the communes of the Aube département The following is a list of the 433 communes of the Aube département in France. ...


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Aube - LoveToKnow 1911 (595 words)
AUBE, a department of north-eastern France, bounded N. by the department of Marne, N.W. by Seine-et-Marne, W. by Yonne, S. by Yonne and Cote-d'Or, and E. by Haute-Marne; it was formed in 1790 from Basse-Champagne, and a small portion of Burgundy.
The department belongs to the Seine basin, and is watered chiefly by the Seine and the Aube.
Aube is an agricultural department; more than one-third of its surface consists of arable land of which the chief products are wheat and oats, and next to them rye, barley and potatoes; vegetables are extensively cultivated in the valleys of the Seine and the Aube.
Aube - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (199 words)
Aube is a département in the northeastern part of France named after the Aube River.
Aube was one of the original 83 départements created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790.
Aube is perhaps best known for the 1932 visit of the late Turkish president Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who signed a friendship treaty with France there.
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