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chant de guerre pour l'armee du rhin

Bouches-du-Rhin

Bouches-du-Rhin (Monden van de Rijn) is the name of a département of the First French Empire in the present Netherlands. It is named after the mouth of the river Rhine. It was formed in 1810, when the Kingdom of Holland was annexed by France. Its territory corresponds with the eastern half of the present Dutch province North Brabant and a part of Gelderland. Its capital was 's-Hertogenbosch. The département was subdivided into the following arrondissements and cantons:

After Napoleon was defeated in 1814, the département became part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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