Oise is a French department of the Picardy area, which owes its name with the river which crosses it, Oise. INSEE and the Post office allot code 60 to him.
At the time of the Roman conquest, the territory of Oise east divides between various Gallic tribes. Most important is that of Bellovaques which occupies the vastest part situee on Right Bank of Oise (Isara). The town of Beauvais draws its name from that of Bellovaques. Silvanectes live on left bank of the river. The town of Senlis holds its name of this tribe.
On June 1, 987 after the death of Louis V the Lazy one, Hugues Capet count de Paris east elected king has Senlis.
The department was creates with the French Revolution, on March 4, 1790 pursuant to the law of December 22, 1789, mainly starting from part of the province of Ile-de-France.
Oise belongs to the Picardy area. The department east locates has 35 km in the North of Paris. It is bordering on the departments of the Sum, Aisne, Seine-et-Marne, the Val-d'Oise, the Eure and the Seine-Maritime.
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Castle of Montherlant to Montherlant
Castle of the beginning of the 18th century, probably on the basis ... of an older Castle. The building was built in brick and stone, and consists of main building, two lateral wings supplemented by two other wings in return bracket. Inside, the 18th century panelling. Park, garden and kitchen garden complete the home.
Saint-Gervais-St.-Protais Cathedral , French Heritage monument to Senlis 15
The Cathedral was composed originally of a long ship of eight spans ... (three-span single and five double spans) between aisles and completed to the East by a (...) Saint-Gervais-St.-Protais Cathedral , French Heritage monument to Senlis
Garden of the Castle of Mesnil-Saint-Firmin, French Heritage monument to Le mesnil st firmin 1
« Garden of the Castle of Mesnil-Saint-Firmin » is a construction of ... the city of Le mesnil st firmin (France, Oise). Garden of the Castle of Mesnil-Saint-Firmin, French Heritage monument to Le mesnil st firmin
Gallo-Roman ruins of Champlieu, French Heritage monument to Orrouy 5
The property of the Gallo-Roman site (formerly the State property Ministry of ... culture) was transferred to the Department by an agreement signed on September 12, (...) Gallo-Roman ruins of Champlieu, French Heritage monument to Orrouy