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"C'est la plus petite ville en population et en surface de cette région."

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December 30, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/daniel007

This is the smallest town in population and in surface area We would rather say this in English


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rgally

Robert (my son's french dictionary left over from school) also defines 'en' as by so:

This is the smallest town BY population and BY area in this region


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rinch

I agree. I'd say by area and by population


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tomgg

I agree; I was expecting to lose a heart for it too.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RKOPrincess

Tossing another agree in there!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/peterxor

...and another from me!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/laproffrancaise

I would say, "This is the smallest town in or ("by", would also be okay, since this is what it is defined by) population and regional area"...but it marked it incorrect, oh, well...

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