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Bouches-du-Weser is the name of a département of the First French Empire in present Germany. It is named after the mouth of the river Weser. It was formed in 1811, when the region was annexed by France. Its territory is part of the present German lands Lower Saxony and Bremen. Its capital was Bremen. The département was subdivided into the following arrondissements and cantons:
- Bremen, cantons: Achim , Bremen, Lilienthal , Ottersberg , Rotenburg, Syke , Thedinghausen and Verden.
- Bremerlehe, cantons: Beverstedt , Bremerlehe, Dorum , Hagen im Bremischen , Osterholz and Vegesack.
- Nienburg, cantons: Bassum , Bruchhausen , Hoya, Liebenau , Nienburg, Rethem, Stolzenau , Sulingen and Walsrode.
- Oldenburg, cantons: Berne , Burhave , Delmenhorst, Elsfleth , Hatten, Oldenburg, Ovelgönne , Varel and Westerstede .
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