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Entrammes

Entrammes is a commune of 2 108 people. It is found in the region Pays de la Loire in the Mayenne department in the northwest of France. The people that live there are called Entrammais.

                                               

Epte

The Epte is a river in Seine-Maritime and Eure, in Normandy, France. It is a tributary of the river Seine. It begins in Seine-Maritime department in the Pays de Bray, near Forges-les-Eaux. The river empties into the Seine not far from Giverny. In ...

                                               

Eyrieux River

The Eyrieux River is a river in Europe. It flows into the Rhone River. The Eyrieux River runs for 83 kilometres 52 mi. It passes through three different landscapes. A plateau is found above a commune called Le Cheylard. This plateau is marked by ...

                                               

Fontenai-sur-Orne

Fontenai-sur-Orne is a former commune in the Orne department of Lower Normandy, France. There were 254 people in 2006. The size of the village is 651 hectare. Its Saint-Martin church was built in classical times. The west gate was built in 16th c ...

                                               

Forest of Fontainebleau

The Forest of Fontainebleau is a mixed deciduous forest sixty kilometres southeast of Paris, France. It is mostly in the arrondissement of Fontainebleau in the southwestern part of the department of Seine-et-Marne. Parts of it are in adjoining ca ...

                                               

Fources

Fources is a typical medieval bastide, a little village where the houses are built in a circle to allow a proper defence. Because of its landscapes and its vineyards the Gers is now and then called by some the "Tuscany of France". The summers are ...

                                               

French overseas collectivities

The Overseas collectivities, are an administrative division of France. These territories include some former overseas territories and other French overseas holdings with a particular status. All of these were given the name collectivites doutre-m ...

                                               

Grenoble

Grenoble is a French commune in the Alpine foothills. It is the prefecture of the Isere department in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region. It has an oceanic climate Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification. It is an important centre for scientific r ...

                                               

Grisy-Suisnes

Grisy-Suisnes is a small village, about 33 km from Paris. It is situated in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Ile-de-France region, at an interconnection of the TGV. Its geographical coordinates are 48°41′7″N 2°40′4″E. It covers an area of 1.8 ...

                                               

Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe is part of France in the Caribbean Sea. It is made up of five islands. The capital is Basse-Terre. Arawak native Americans first lived on the islands. Most died when Europeans came. Guadeloupe was first governed by the French Company o ...

                                               

Institut national polytechnique de Toulouse

Institut national polytechnique de Toulouse is a renowned graduate engineering school in France. It is in a campus of the Universite Federale Toulouse Midi-Pyrenees. Its different curricula lead to the following French & European degrees: Mastere ...

                                               

Isigny-sur-Mer

Isigny-sur-Mer is a commune. It is found in the region Basse-Normandie in the Calvados department in the northwest of France. Walt Disneys surname derives from the commune of Isigny. The earliest known ancestor of Walt Disney, with a similar name ...

                                               

Ivry-sur-Seine

Ivry-sur-Seine is a town and commune in the southeast suburb of Paris, France. It is in the Ile-de-France region and the Val-de-Marne department. About 56.000 people lived there in 2006.

                                               

Juvigny-sur-Seulles

The old bridge of Juvigny-sur-Seulles over the river Seulles. It is a listed building in France French: Momunment Historique since 19 September 2006. The bridge dates back to the Middle Ages. It is made of stone and has five arches. It is one of ...

                                               

La Defense

La Defense is an area in the Paris Metropolitan Area of Ile-de-France, located in the Hauts-de-Seine French department, just west of Paris. It is the largest business district in Europe and is home to 19 skyscrapers and more than 50 other buildin ...

                                               

La Rochelle

La Rochelle is a city in the Charente-Maritime department and a seaport in western France near the Bay of Biscay. The Huguenots there rebelled in 1627 and 1628. La Rochelle Business School is in the city.

                                               

Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva is the second largest lake in Central Europe. The lake forms the border between France and Switzerland. About three fifths are in Switzerland. In total, it is about 580 km 3 in size. At its deepest point it is 310 m deep, which makes ...

                                               

Le Kremlin-Bicêtre

Le Kremlin-Bicêtre is a town and commune in the southest suburb of Paris, France. It is in the Ile-de-France region and the Val-de-Marne department. About 26.018 people lived there in 2006.

                                               

Le Mans

Le Mans is a commune. It is found in the Pays de la Loire region in the Sarthe department in the west of France. Le Mans is a city in France. It has about 143.000 inhabitants. It takes about one hour to go to Paris by TGV.

                                               

LIle-Rousse

LIle-Rousse is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of Corsica, France. It has a permanent population of around 2.500. It was founded in 1758 by Pasquale Paoli to create a port that would not be in the hands of the Genoese like Calvi.

                                               

Lillers

In the year 700 AD, two Irish princes, Lugli and Luglien, were on a pilgrimage to Rome. On the road between Boulogne and Therouanne, near Ferfay, they were attacked and killed by robbers. Their servants buried the bodies, but they were moved by a ...

                                               

Livarot-Pays-dAuge

Livarot-Pays-dAuge is a commune that is in the region Normandy in the Calvados department in the northwest of France. The municipality was created on 1 January 2016 and consists of the 22 former communes of Livarot, Auquainville, Les Autels-Saint ...

                                               

Loire River

The Loire River is the longest river in France. It is 1.013 km long. It originates in the Massif Central. Its mouth is near Nantes by the Atlantic Ocean. The Loire gives its name to 6 French departments. For years, the Loire was very important fo ...

                                               

Loire-Atlantique

Loire-Atlantique is a department in France in the region Pays de la Loire. Its capital is Nantes which is also the regions capital. The department gets its name from the river which gos through it, and because it borders the Atlantic Ocean.

                                               

Lower Normandy

Lower Normandy is a former administrative Regions of France. It is now part of the region of Normandy. The capital city was Caen. In 2007 about 1.4 million people lived there. Lower Normandy became a region in 1956. The old region of Normandy was ...

                                               

Malemort-du-Comtat

Malemort-du-Comtat is a commune of 1.203 people. It is in the region Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur in the Vaucluse department in the south of France. During the time of the Roman Empire, the village was called "Calvia." The name Malemort means "bad d ...

                                               

Martinique

Martinique is an island in the Caribbean Sea. It has an area of 1.128 km². Nearly 400.000 people live there. Martinique was known by indigenous peoples of the Caribbean as Madiana or Madinina. It was colonized by the French in the 17th century, a ...

                                               

Monpazier

Monpazier is a city in France. It is in the Dordogne departement, in Aquitaine. In 1999, 516 people lived there. It has been named one of the most beautiful villages in France by the association Les Plus Beaux Villages de France. It was built as ...

                                               

Montmartre

Montmartre is a hill 130 metres high and is also the name of the district which surrounds the hill. It is situated in the north of Paris and famous for its nightlife. Many artists had studios or worked around the community of Montmartre such as S ...

                                               

Montpellier

Montpellier is a city in south of France. About 280.000 people live there. It is the 8th largest city in France. It has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate.

                                               

Montrichard

Montrichard is a town and former commune in the Loir-et-Cher departement, in France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Montrichard-Val-de-Cher.

                                               

Mortree

Mortree is a village in Normandy, in the Orne department. It covers 23.36 square kilometres. It is at 173 metres above sea level. There are 1042 people living there in 2012. The famous Normand family named "dO" lived here. It became famous in the ...

                                               

Nassau (state)

Nassau was a duchy which was created after the Holy Roman Empire ended in 1806. It was absorbed by different other states before becoming part of Germany in 1866.

                                               

Nimes

Nimes was an important Roman town. Many sites have been discovered, including: The temple of Diane The Maison Carree The Nimes amphitheatre, the best-preserved in France. The town was supplied with water by the Pont du Gard.

                                               

Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Nord-Pas-de-Calais used to be an administrative region of France. It is now part of the administrative region of Hauts-de-France. Its prefecture was Lille. In 2012, four million people lived there. The two departments in the region were Nord and ...

                                               

Ogenne-Camptort

Ogenne-Camptort is a commune of the Pyrenees-Atlantiques departement in the southwestern part of France. It is made up of two ancient French towns: Camptort and Ogenne. They were combined on May 12, 1841. According to Pierre de Marca, a famous hi ...

                                               

Orleans

Orleans is a city in France, the prefecture of the Centre-Val de Loire region and the Loiret department. It is on the Loire River and was formerly a busy port.

                                               

Orly

Orly is a town near Paris, France. It is in the Val-de-Marne departement and the Ile-de-France region. There are about 21.372 people in the town.

                                               

Pays de la Loire

Pays de la Loire is an administrative region of France. Its capital is Nantes. In 2018, about 3.8 million people lived in the region. There are seven big centers, with more than 100.000 people in the respective urban area: Nantes, Angers, Le Mans ...

                                               

Picardy

Picardy used to be an administrative region of France. It is now part of the administrative region of Hauts-de-France. It is in the north of the country. Amiens was its capital. In 2007 almost 1.9 million people lived in the region, 186.000 of th ...

                                               

Porto-Vecchio

Porto-Vecchio is a town and commune of the Corse-du-Sud department, on the island of Corsica, in France.Porto-Vecchio is the third largest town in Corsica after Bastia and Ajaccio.Porto-Vecchio is also a tourism city, tourists come from many coun ...

                                               

Questrecques

Questrecques is a French commune in the region Nord-Pas-de-Calais, in the Pas-de-Calais department in north France. Questrecques is 7 miles 11 km southeast of Boulogne-sur-Mer. It is on the riverbanks of the River Liane. The number of people livi ...

                                               

Rennes

The Rennes agglomeration has a large student population around 63.000 and 2 universities: University of Rennes 2 - Upper Brittany 22 000 students University of Rennes 1 26 000 students A campus of the computer science schools Ecole pour linformat ...

                                               

Rhone

The Rhone is a river in France and Switzerland. It is 812 kilometers long. The river starts in Rhone Glacier, which is in Switzerland. Then, the Rhone River joints the Saone, in France and ends in the Mediterranean Sea. The River Rhone empties in ...

                                               

Roseraie de LHay

Roseraie du Val-de-Marne is a garden of roses. It was created in 1899 in LHay-les-Roses, Val-de-Marne, France. It is said to be the first garden created only for roses. Roseraie du Val-de-Marne has 13.100 rose bushes of 3200 different kinds of ro ...

                                               

Rosiers-dEgletons

Rosiers-dEgletons is a commune in the Correze department in central France. It is part of the canton of Egletons. The village is named after the Rosier family, which is the family that Popes Clement VI and Gregory XI belonged to. The coat of arms ...

                                               

Roubaix

Roubaix is a city in the Nord department, in the Hauts-de-France region, in north France. About 94.000 live there at about 7.119 people per square kilometer. It is near the cities Lille and Tourcoing. There is a metro and tram line between Roubai ...

                                               

Saint-Brieuc

Anne-Marie Idrac 1951-, politician Yelle Julie Budet 1983 – present, musician Celestin Bougle 1870–1940, philosopher Louis Guilloux 1899–1980, writer Louis Auguste Harel de La Noe 1852-1931, engineer Kevin Theophile-Catherine, footballer Maryvonn ...

                                               

Saint-Denis, Reunion

Saint-Denis is the administrative capital of the French controlled island of Reunion, in the Indian Ocean. The city is the largest town on the island. In 2004, it had a population of about 133.700 people.

                                               

Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne is a city in France, located southwest of Lyon. It is the prefecture of the Loire department in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region. It was first mentioned in 1258 as Sancti Stephani de Furanum. From about the 14th century, the importan ...

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