Marseille, France

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Marseille, also known as Marseilles in English, is a city in France. The capital of the Bouches-du-Rhône department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Marseille, on France's south coast, is the country's second largest city, after Paris, with a population of 852,516 in 2012, and an area of 241km2, the 3rd-largest metropolitan area in France after Paris and Lyon.Known to the ancient Greeks and Romans as Massalia, Marseille was the most important trading centre in the region and the main ...

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