Place:Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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NameProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Alt namesProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azursource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Provence-Côte d'Azursource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) XIX, 427
TypeRégion
Located inFrance
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Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur or PACA is one of the 27 regions of France.

It is made up of:

It encompasses six departments in south-eastern France, bounded to the east by the Italian border, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea and by the principality of Monaco, to the north by Rhône-Alpes, and to the west by Languedoc-Roussillon, with the Rhône river marking its westernmost border. The six departments are:

The region logo displays the coat of arms created in the 1990s and which combines the coats of arms of the old provinces making up Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Economically the region is the third most important in France just behind Île-de-France and Rhône-Alpes. Its GDP in 2006 was € 130,178 million ($US 163,600 million) and per capita GDP was € 27,095 ($US 34,051).

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