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Nouvelle-Aquitaine

  • Former Administrative Regions: Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes

  • Type: Region of France

Nouvelle-Aquitaine, an administrative region in the southwest France on the Atlantic coast and the border with Spain, consists of twelve departments: Charente, Charente-Maritime, Correze, Creuse, Deux-Sevres, Dordogne, Gironde, Haute-Vienne, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrenees-Atlantiques and Vienne. - AsNotedIn


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PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
Bayle, Fr Town
Gironde, FR
Bordeaux City
Gironde, FR
Cognac, FR Town
Coulon Town
Cravans Village
Creon Town
Cussac-Fort-Medoc, FR Town
Gironde, FR
Dune du Pilat Sand Dunes Gironde, FR
Ile de Re, FR Town Charente-Maritime, FR
La Rochelle City
Charente-Maritime, FR
Lege-Cap Ferret Town
Gironde, FR
Martillac Town
Montignac-Lascaux, FR Town
Oradour-sur-Glane Village
Haute-Vienne
Pessac, FR City
Gironde, FR
Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vezere Valley
Saint-Emilion Town
Saint-Jean-de-Luz Town
Saint-Savin, Vienne Village
Vienne, NA
Saintes, Charente-Maritime Town

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1698/00/00 Rene Lafarge reports, "Limousin oxen were universally renown and esteemed both as beasts of burden and beef cattle." Limousin Veal
1969/10/00 Claude Chabrol Director Director Claude Chabrol shoots "The Butcher" at Tremolat. Tremolat is 45 km (28 mi) from the town of Perigueux on the Dordogne River in the Perigord. The Butcher

Eat and Drink »

FoodTypeDescription
FoodTypeDescription
Beurre d'Echire Cultured Butter Echire is handmade in a Echire near the villages of Poitiers and La Rochelle, France.
Black Perigord Truffle Vegetable The best black truffles come from Dordogne, a department in Southwestern France.
Chabichou du Poitou Cheese
Duck Confit Waterfowl Duck confit is a specialty of Gascony, France.
Limousin Veal Meat Limousin cattle are from the south central part of France in the regions of Limousin and Marche.
Ossau-Iraty Cheese



Data »

Particulars for Nouvelle-Aquitaine:
Locale type Region of France



Vicinage »

VicinageTypeAsNotedIn
Charente-Maritime, FR Department of France
Gironde, FR Department of France
Haute-Vienne Department of France
Vienne, NA Department of France

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
The Butcher Film Claude Chabrol "Le Boucher" was filmed at Tremolat, Perigord
The Sun Also Rises Book Ernest Hemingway The Sun Also Rises is set in Bayonne, Aquitaine, France

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