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Prefectures in France

deconcentrated executive authority of the French State, in charge of the administrative control of public services and territorial collectivities operating on its local territory
(Redirected from Prefectures of France)

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.