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It is made up of:
- the former French province of Provence
- the former papal territory of Avignon, known as Comtat Venaissin
- the former Sardinian-Piedmontese county of Nice, whose coastline is known in English as the French Riviera, and in French as the Côte d'Azur
- the southeastern part of the former French province of Dauphiné, in the French Alps.
It encompasses six départements in south-eastern France, bounded to the east by the Italian border, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea to the north by Rhône-Alpes, and to the west by Languedoc-Roussillon, with the Rhône river marking its westernmost border. Its logo comprises a shield with the traditional heraldric flags and ensigns of its subordinate regions.
Noteable Cities in Provence-Alpes-Cote-d'Azur: Aix-en-Provence, Antibes, Arles, Avignon, Les Baux de Provence, Cannes, Cassis, Digne les Bains, Frejus, Grasse, Juan les Pins, Marseille, Menton, Monte Carlo, Nice, Saint-Raphael , Sainr-Remy de Provence , Saint-Tropez, Tende , Toulon, Vence .
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