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Oise (Department, France)

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[Flag of the General Council]

Flag of the General Council of Oise - Image by Ivan Sache, 24 October 2009


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Administrative data

Code: 60
Region: Hauts-de-France (Picardie until 2014)
Traditional provinces: Île-de-France, Picardy
Bordering departments: Aisne, Eure, Seine-Maritime, Seine-et-Marne, Somme, Val-d'Oise

Area: 5,860 km2
Population (2005): 780,000 inhabitants

Préfecture: Beauvais
Sous-préfectures: Clermont, Compiègne, Senlis
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 41 cantons, 693 communes.

The department is named for river Oise (302 km), tributary of the Seine.

Ivan Sache, 14 November 2009


Flag of the General Council

The flag of the General Council of Oise is pale green with the logo of the General Council.
The logo of the General Council of Oise is made of an orange quadrifoil surrounded by an orange circle tangent to a white quadrifoil surrounded by a white circle, the whole on a pale green background and surmonting the writing "oise", overlapping the bigger white circle / "LE DÉPARTEMENT" in orange letters.

[Former flag of the General Council]

Former flag of the General Council of Oise - Image by Ivan Sache, 24 October 2009

The former flag of the General Council of Oise is white with the former logo of the General Council.
The former logo of the General Council of Oise is made of a white map of the department shadowed in blue and pierced by a blue-white-red ribbon, surmonting the writing "CONSEIL GÉNÉRAL DE / L'OISE" in blue letters.

Ivan Sache, 24 October 2009