The departments with the largest population of foreigners were Nord (191,678), in which there is a large proportion of Belgians; Bouches-du-Rhne (123,497), Alpes-Maritimes (93,554), Var (~7,4~5), Italians being numerous in these three departments; Seine (153,647), Meurthe-et-Moselle(44, 595), Pasde-Calais (21,436) and Ardennes (21,401).
The three chief companies are the Messageries Maritimes (Marseilles and Bordeaux), the Corn pagnie Gnrale Transatlan~ique (Le Havre, St Nazaire and Marseilles) antI the Chargeurs Runis (Le Havre).
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Hellville, the chief town (so called after De Hell, governor of Reunion at the time of the French annexation), is a port of call for the Messageries Maritimes and a centre for the coasting trade along the western shores of Madagascar.
The islands are regularly visited by vessels of the Messageries Maritimes fleet, and a coaling station for the French navy has been established.
The Messageries Maritimes Company use the port as a coaling station and provisioning depot for their South American trade.
ANTIBES, a seaport town in the French department of the Alpes-Maritimes (formerly in that of the Var, but transferred after the Alpes-Maritimes department was formed in 1860 out of the county of Nice).
Depping, L'Histoire des expeditions maritimes des Normands (1843), a not very critical work, and E.
In it is held a large market, chiefly for the disposal of live stock, camels, cattle, &c. The port is a regular calling-place and also a coaling station for the steamers of the Messageries Maritimes, and there is a local service to Aden.
There is a regular fortnightly steamship service between Marseilles and Port Louis by the Messageries Maritimes, a four-weekly service with Southampton via Cape Town by the Union Castle, and a four-weekly service with Colombo direct by the British India Co.'s boats.
De Miltitz, Manuel des consuls (London and Berlin, 1837-1843); Baron Ferdinand de Cussy, Dictionndire du diplomate et du consul (Leipzig, 1846), and Reglements consulaires des principaux etats maritimes de l'Europe et de l'Amerique (ib., 1851); Tuson, British Consul's Manual (London, 1856); De Clercq, Guide pratique des consulats (1st ed., 1858, 5th ed.
By Italy and the department of the Alpes Maritimes, S.
Regular monthly communication with Marseilles is maintained by the Messageries Maritimes steamers.
ALPES MARITIMES, a department in the S.E.