The Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis is the intercommunal structure centered on the cities of Marseille and Aix-en-Provence. It is located in the Bouches-du-Rhône, Var and Vaucluse departments of France.
The departmental council of Bouches-du-Rhône is the deliberative assembly of the French department of Bouches-du-Rhône, in the south of France. Headquarters of this decentralized local authority are in Marseille.
Marseilles is the second-largest city of France and the capital of the Bouches-du-Rhône department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur administrative region. It is located on France’s south coast.
Capital of France, Paris is also a department: the Mayor of Paris is president of the departmental council, and the Council of Paris.
The departmental council of Hautes-Alpes is the deliberative assembly of the French department of Hautes-Alpes, decentralized territorial collectivity. Its headquarters are in Gap.
The Regional Council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is the deliberative assembly of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region, in the south of France. Its headquarters are in Marseille.
Located on the Mediterranean axis, 60 km from Nice and 150 km from Marseilles, the Var Estérel Mediterranean agglomeration community (CAVEM) represents 115000 inhabitants and a strong economic potential.