Last modified: 2006-12-23 by ivan sache
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Traditional province: Ile-de-France
Bordering departments: Eure, Oise, Seine-et-Marne, Yvelines, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis
Area: 1,246 km2
Population (1995): 1,108,400 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Argenteuil, Montmorency
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 39 cantons, 185 communes.
The department is named after the river Oise (302 km),
tributary of the Seine.
It was created in 1964 when the former department of Seine-et-Oise (78) was divided.
Former flag of the General Council - Image by Jaume Ollé, 11 July 2000
This flag is probably no longer in use, since the the logotype of the General Council was recently changed, as it can be seen on the website of the General Council.
Olivier Touzeau, 6 December 2003