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Menton


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Place Type
political
Description
Located close to Italian border; famous health & winter resort; originally belonged to counts of Ventimiglia, a noble Genoese family; purchased in 14th cen. by princes of Monaco who governed it until 1848; purchased by France 1860; Grimaldi caves nearby.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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