Last modified: 2002-07-20 by ivan sache
Keywords: oise | picardie |
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Traditional provinces: Ile-de-France, Picardie
Bordering departments: Aisne, Eure, Seine-Maritime, Seine-et-Marne, Somme, Val-d'Oise
Area: 5,860 km2
Population (1995): 762,700 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Clermont, Compiègne, Senlis
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 41 cantons, 693 communes.
The department is named after the river Oise (302 km), tributary of Seine.