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Brigade de Fusiliers Marins

The Brigade des Fusiliers Marins was a unit of the French Navy which fought alongside the Belgium Army in 1914-1915 and which held their ground until the last man standing in October 1914 at Dixmude to halt the advance of the German army and prot ...

                                               

10th Army (France)

The Tenth Army, first called detachement darmee Maudhuy, was formed on 1 October 1914 during the Race to the Sea. He was victorious at the battle of Arras, 1914. He later took part in the second battle of Artois, may 1915 third battle of Artois i ...

                                               

French ship Fantasque (1758)

The Fantasque was a 64-gun ship of the line of the French Navy. She is famous for being captained by the French commander Pierre-Andre de Suffren during the American Revolutionary War. Fantasque was launched in may 1758 at Toulon. Fantasque was a ...

                                               

USS SC-131

USS SC-131, sometimes styled as either Submarine Chaser No. 131 or S.C 131, was an SC-1 -class submarine chaser built for the United States Navy during World War I. Was the first U.S. Vessel to enter the Austro-German base at Cattaro after the si ...

                                               

French ship Vengeur (1765)

The Vengeur was a 64-gun ship of the line of the French Navy designed by Antoine Groignard. She saw action with Bailli de Suffren during the American War of Independence.

                                               

Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier

The Clemenceau -class aircraft carriers are a pair of aircraft carriers which served in the French Navy from 1961 until 2000. From 2000 until 2017 one served with the Brazilian Navy as São Paulo. The Clemenceau class was Frances first successful ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Ain department

The 4 arrondissements of the Ain department are: Arrondissement of Belley, subprefecture: Belley with 105 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 120.594 in 2016. Arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse, prefecture of the Ain department: Bou ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Aisne department

The 5 arrondissements of the Aisne department are: Arrondissement of Soissons, subprefecture: Soissons with 166 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 107.744 in 2016. Arrondissement of Saint-Quentin, subprefecture: Saint-Quentin, Ais ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Allier department

The 3 arrondissements of the Allier department are: Arrondissement of Moulins, prefecture of the Allier department: Moulins with 109 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 106.124 in 2016. Arrondissement of Montluçon, subprefecture: M ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The 4 arrondissements of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department are: Arrondissement of Barcelonnette, subprefecture: Barcelonnette with 14 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 7.874 in 2016. Arrondissement of Castellane, subprefectu ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Alpes-Maritimes department

The two arrondissements of the Alpes-Maritimes department are: Arrondissement of Grasse, subprefecture: Grasse with 62 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 561.067 in 2016. Arrondissement of Nice, prefecture of the Alpes-Maritimes d ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Ardeche department

The 3 arrondissements of the Ardeche department are: Arrondissement of Tournon-sur-Rhone, subprefecture: Tournon-sur-Rhone with 118 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 138.760 in 2016. Arrondissement of Largentiere, subprefecture: ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Ardennes department

The 4 arrondissements of the Ardennes department are: Arrondissement of Vouziers, subprefecture: Vouziers with 118 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 21.846 in 2016. Arrondissement of Charleville-Mezieres, prefecture of the Ardenn ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Ariege department

The 3 arrondissements of the Ariege department are: Arrondissement of Saint-Girons, subprefecture: Saint-Girons with 121 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 40.557 in 2016. Arrondissement of Foix, prefecture of the Ariege departmen ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Aube department

The 3 arrondissements of the Aube department are: Arrondissement of Troyes, prefecture of the Aube department: Troyes with 244 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 226.084 in 2016. Arrondissement of Nogent-sur-Seine, subprefecture: ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Aude department

The 3 arrondissements of the Aude department are: Arrondissement of Narbonne, subprefecture: Narbonne with 109 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 165.940 in 2016. Arrondissement of Carcassonne, prefecture of the Aude department: C ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Aveyron department

The 3 arrondissements of the Aveyron department are: Arrondissement of Millau, subprefecture: Millau with 110 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 79.346 in 2016. Arrondissement of Rodez, prefecture of the Aveyron department: Rodez ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Bas-Rhin department

The five arrondissements of the Bas-Rhin department are: Arrondissement of Selestat-Erstein, subprefecture: Selestat with 101 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 156.463 in 2016. Arrondissement of Haguenau-Wissembourg, subprefectur ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The 4 arrondissements of the Bouches-du-Rhone department are: Arrondissement of Aix-en-Provence, subprefecture: Aix-en-Provence with 48 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 450.153 in 2016. Arrondissement of Marseille, prefecture of ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Calvados department

The 4 arrondissements of the Calvados department are: Arrondissement of Caen, prefecture of the Calvados department: Caen with 200 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 384.540 in 2016. Arrondissement of Vire, subprefecture: Vire-Nor ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Cantal department

The 3 arrondissements of the Cantal department are: Arrondissement of Aurillac, prefecture of the Cantal department: Aurillac with 93 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 82.391 in 2016. Arrondissement of Saint-Flour, subprefecture: ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Charente department

The 3 arrondissements of the Charente department are: Arrondissement of Angoulême, prefecture of the Charente department: Angoulême with 115 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 181.456 in 2016. Arrondissement of Cognac, subprefectu ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Charente-Maritime department

The 5 arrondissements of the Charente-Maritime department are: Arrondissement of Saint-Jean-dAngely, subprefecture: Saint-Jean-dAngely with 110 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 52.563 in 2016. Arrondissement of La Rochelle, pref ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Cher department

The 3 arrondissements of the Cher department are: Arrondissement of Saint-Amand-Montrond, subprefecture: Saint-Amand-Montrond with 116 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 63.921 in 2016. Arrondissement of Bourges, prefecture of the ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Correze department

The 3 arrondissements of the Correze department are: Arrondissement of Tulle, prefecture of the Correze department: Tulle with 104 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 70.741 in 2016. Arrondissement of Ussel, subprefecture: Ussel wi ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Cote-dOr department

The 3 arrondissements of the Cote-dOr department are: Arrondissement of Beaune, subprefecture: Beaune with 222 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 111.295 in 2016. Arrondissement of Dijon, prefecture of the Cote-dOr department: Dij ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Cotes-dArmor department

The four arrondissements of the Cotes-dArmor department are: Arrondissement of Saint-Brieuc, prefecture of the Cotes-dArmor department: Saint-Brieuc with 113 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 270.785 in 2016. Arrondissement of La ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Creuse department

The 2 arrondissements of the Creuse department are: Arrondissement of Aubusson, subprefecture: Aubusson with 129 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 44.680 in 2016. Arrondissement of Gueret, prefecture of the Creuse department: Gue ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Deux-Sevres department

The 3 arrondissements of the Deux-Sevres department are: Arrondissement of Bressuire, subprefecture: Bressuire with 57 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 109.393 in 2018. Arrondissement of Parthenay, subprefecture: Parthenay with ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Dordogne department

The 4 arrondissements of the Dordogne department are: Arrondissement of Bergerac, subprefecture: Bergerac with 130 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 102.859 in 2016. Arrondissement of Nontron, subprefecture: Nontron with 94 commu ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Doubs department

The 3 arrondissements of the Doubs department are: Arrondissement of Besançon, prefecture of the Doubs department: Besançon with 256 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 249.211 in 2016. Arrondissement of Pontarlier, subprefecture: ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Drome department

The 3 arrondissements of the Drome department are: Arrondissement of Die, subprefecture: Die with 113 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 67.063 in 2016. Arrondissement of Nyons, subprefecture: Nyons with 149 communes. The populati ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Essonne department

The 3 arrondissements of the Essonne department are: Arrondissement of Evry, prefecture of the Essonne department: Evry-Courcouronnes with 51 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 536.258 in 2016. Arrondissement of Palaiseau, subpref ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Eure department

The 3 arrondissements of the Eure department are: Arrondissement of Bernay, subprefecture: Bernay with 297 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 227.054 in 2016. Arrondissement of Les Andelys, subprefecture: Les Andelys with 185 comm ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Eure-et-Loir department

The 4 arrondissements of the Eure-et-Loir department are: Arrondissement of Dreux, subprefecture: Dreux with 108 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 129.414 in 2016. Arrondissement of Nogent-le-Rotrou, subprefecture: Nogent-le-Rotr ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Finistere department

The 4 arrondissements of the Finistere department are: Arrondissement of Morlaix, subprefecture: Morlaix with 59 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 128.830 in 2016. Arrondissement of Brest, subprefecture: Brest with 77 communes. T ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Gard department

The 3 arrondissements of the Gard department are: Arrondissement of Nimes, prefecture of the Gard department: Nimes with 180 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 554.624 in 2016. Arrondissement of Le Vigan, subprefecture: Le Vigan w ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Gers department

The 3 arrondissements of the Gers department are: Arrondissement of Condom, subprefecture: Condom with 162 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 67.137 in 2016. Arrondissement of Auch, prefecture of the Gers department: Auch with 134 ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Gironde department

The 6 arrondissements of the Gironde department are: Arrondissement of Lesparre-Medoc, subprefecture: Lesparre-Medoc with 49 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 89.098 in 2016. Arrondissement of Blaye, subprefecture: Blaye with 62 ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Haut-Rhin department

The four arrondissements of the Haut-Rhin department are: Arrondissement of Mulhouse, subprefecture: Mulhouse with 79 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 351.012 in 2016. Arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller, subprefecture: Thann wit ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Haute-Garonne department

The 3 arrondissements of the Haute-Garonne department are: Arrondissement of Toulouse, prefecture of the Haute-Garonne department: Toulouse with 225 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 1.049.948 in 2013. Arrondissement of Muret, su ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Haute-Loire department

The 3 arrondissements of the Haute-Loire department are: Arrondissement of Le Puy-en-Velay, prefecture of the Haute-Loire department: Le Puy-en-Velay with 102 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 96.498 in 2016. Arrondissement of Br ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Haute-Marne department

The 3 arrondissements of the Haute-Marne department are: Arrondissement of Langres subprefecture: Langres with 157 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 43.943 in 2016. Arrondissement of Saint-Dizier subprefecture: Saint-Dizier with ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Haute-Saone department

The 2 arrondissements of the Haute-Saone department are: Arrondissement of Vesoul, prefecture of the Haute-Saone department: Vesoul with 346 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 127.982 in 2016. Arrondissement of Lure, subprefecture ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Haute-Savoie department

The 4 arrondissements of the Haute-Savoie department are: Arrondissement of Thonon-les-Bains, subprefecture: Thonon-les-Bains with 68 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 145.809 in 2016. Arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Haute-Vienne department

The 3 arrondissements of the Haute-Vienne department are: Arrondissement of Rochechouart, subprefecture: Rochechouart with 30 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 37.817 in 2016. Arrondissement of Limoges, prefecture of the Haute-Vi ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Hautes-Alpes department

The 2 arrondissements of the Hautes-Alpes department are: Arrondissement of Gap, prefecture of the Hautes-Alpes department: Gap with 126 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 105.841 in 2016. Arrondissement of Briançon, subprefecture ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The 3 arrondissements of the Hautes-Pyrenees department are: Arrondissement of Bagneres-de-Bigorre, subprefecture: Bagneres-de-Bigorre with 170 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 48.866 in 2016. Arrondissement of Argeles-Gazost, s ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Hauts-de-Seine department

The 3 arrondissements of the Hauts-de-Seine department are: Arrondissement of Antony, subprefecture: Antony with 11 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 396.552 in 2016. Arrondissement of Boulogne-Billancourt, subprefecture: Boulogn ...

                                               

Arrondissements of the Herault department

The 3 arrondissements of the Herault department are: Arrondissement of Lodeve, subprefecture: Lodeve with 122 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 138.746 in 2016. Arrondissement of Montpellier, prefecture of the Herault department: ...