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Cherbourg is one of three naval bases of metropolitan France (the other two are Brest and Toulon). With the departure of the Flotilla of the North (FLONOR), Cherbourg lost its importance as a port of registry. The Channel Flotilla (Flomanche) monitors the English Channel and the North Sea.
The naval base occupies 120 hectares and commands 13 ships:
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