Prefectures in France facts for kids

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A prefecture in France can refer to :

  • the Chef-lieu de département, the town in which the administration of a département is located ;
  • the Chef-lieu de région, the town in which the administration of a région is located ;
  • the jurisdiction of a préfecture ;
  • the official residence or headquarters of a préfet.

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