#Marseille is a port city since 600 BC. JC south-eastern #France, capital of the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and prefecture of the department of Bouches-du-Rhone. In 2009, the population of Marseille was 850,602 inhabitants making it the second most populated #town in France. The climate is typically #Mediterranean. Marseille has an exceptional period of sunshine, with over 2800 hours of sunshine per year, thanks to the mistral, which blows an average of 93 days per year. @ Alexis Bidegain
Ajaccio - Ajaccio is a French commune, prefecture of the department of Corse-du-Sud, and head office of the Collectivité territoriale de Corse (capital city of Corsica). It is also the largest settlement on the island. Ajaccio is located on the west coast of the island of Corsica, 210 nautical miles (390 km) southeast of Marseille. Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio in 1769 in the Maison Bonaparte, which is now open to the public. Other dedications to him in the city include Ajaccio…
The Mortal Remains Of King Alexander 1St Of Yugoslavia And French Foreign Affairs Minister Louis Barthou (Background) Lie Side By Side In The Chapel At Marseille'S Prefecture On October 9, 1934. Both Were Assassinated In A Street Of Marseille By An Oustachi Terrorist Of Croat Origin, Petrus Kalemen.
General map of the distances and the historic capitals, Korea, roughly 1470. Based on two Chinese maps from the 14th century that were brought to Korea in 1368, and put together to one new map around 1402. The geographical knowledge shown on the map beyond China and Korea is from 14th century trade connections within the Mongol Empire. On the western edge of the map the names Marseille and Sevilla have been identified. The depiction of the Cape of Good Hope is the 2nd-earliest known to date.