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Marseille
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CountryFrance
RegionProvence
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
Founded6th century BC
Population852,395 (2007)
Area240,62 qkm
Websitewww.marseille.fr
Phone code+33 491
Climatemediterranean, maritime
Average winter temp.+8-9°C
Average summer temp.+23-24°C
Precipitation amount546 mm

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Culinary specialities of Marseille:

- Aïoli (mayonnaise based on garlic)
- Anchoïade (anchovy paste)
- Bagna cauda ("warm sauce")
- Bouillabaisse
- Brandade (fish and vegetables purée)
- Calissons
- Farigoule (liqueur based on thyme)
- Frigolet-liqueur
- Herbes de Provence
- Pastis
- Pieds et Paquets (sheep-maw)
- Pissaladière (onion tart)
- Poutargue ("Caviar of Provence")
- Tomatoes of Provence
- Daube (Bull Stew in the Style of the Camargue)
- Tapenade
- Goat cheese ("der Chèvre")