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Marseille: Second-largest city of France and prefecture of Provence-Alpes-C么te d'Azur
Marseille is the prefecture of the department of Bouches-du-Rh么ne and region of Provence-Alpes-C么te d'Azur. It is located on the Mediterranean coast near the mouth of the Rh么ne. The city covers an area of 241聽km2 (93聽sq聽mi) and had a population of 870,018 in 2016. Its metropolitan area, which extends over 3,173聽km2 (1,225聽sq聽mi) is the third-largest in France after those of Paris and Lyon, with a population of 1,831,500 as of 2010.


Three rescue workers killed in helicopter crash in France

Three rescue workers died after their helicopter crashed near Marseille, southern France, while en route to help people caught up in heavy flooding, the French interior ministry said on Monday.
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