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Finally the French king Charles III the Simple ceded the territory around Rouen
and the mouth of the Seine River to Rollo, the chief of the largest band of Vikings,
in the Treaty of St. Clair-sur-Epte (911). Rollo's Scandinavian countrymen ...
Norodom Sihanouk 770 point the French, who had been ceded much of
Cochinchina (southern Vietnam), sought to assert Vietnamese claims to
Cambodian tribute, seeing the adjacent Cambodian provinces as future colonial
Also located there are a campus of the French University of the Pacific, a coral
aquarium, a hydroelectric plant at Yate Falls, and a nickel-refining plant at nearby
Duiambo Point. The city is served by two international airports, Tontouta and ...
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