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Second-level administrative country subdivisions,
Lists of subdivisions of France,
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departmentDepartments of Francedepartment of FranceDepartements of FranceFrench Departments
A territorial division; a district; especially, in France, one of the districts into which the country is divided for governmental purposes, similar to a county in the UK and in the USA. France is composed of 101 départements organized in 18 régions, each department is divided into arrondissements, in turn divided into cantons.