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Alsace (Alsatian: ’s Elsass; German: Elsass; Alsatia) is a cultural and historical region in eastern France, on the west bank of the upper Rhine next to Germany and Switzerland.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
The arrondissement of Quimper is an arrondissement of France in the Finistère department in the Brittany region.
Brest Albatros Hockey is an ice hockey team in Brest, France.
Brest Bretagne Airport (Aéroport de Brest Bretagne), formerly known as Brest Guipavas Airport, is an international airport serving Brest, France.
Brest Bretagne Handball is the name of a French handball club from Brest, France.
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany.
The Bretagne Classic, also called Bretagne Classic Ouest–France, is an elite cycling classic held annually in late summer around the Breton village of Plouay in western France.
Breton (brezhoneg or in Morbihan) is a Southwestern Brittonic Celtic language spoken in Brittany.
The Bretons (Bretoned) are a Celtic ethnic group located in the region of Brittany in France.
Brittany (Bretagne; Breizh, pronounced or; Gallo: Bertaèyn, pronounced) is a cultural region in the northwest of France, covering the western part of what was known as Armorica during the period of Roman occupation.
Brittany Ferries is a French shipping company that operates a fleet of ferries and cruiseferries between France and United Kingdom, Ireland, and Spain, and between United Kingdom and Spain.
Bro Gozh ma Zadoù (Old Land of My Fathers) is the anthem of Brittany, sometimes presented as the "national anthem" although it has no official status.
Bruz is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Côtes-d'Armor (Aodoù-an-Arvor), formerly known as Côtes-du-Nord, is a department in the north of Brittany, in northwestern France.
The Celtic languages are a group of related languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic"; a branch of the greater Indo-European language family.
Cesson-Sévigné is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.
The Championnat de France National (French National Championship), commonly referred to as simply National or Division 3, serves as the third division of the French football league system behind Ligue 1 and Ligue 2.
The Channel Islands (Norman: Îles d'la Manche; French: Îles Anglo-Normandes or Îles de la Manche) are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy.
Christian democracy is a political ideology that emerged in nineteenth-century Europe under the influence of Catholic social teaching, as well as Neo-Calvinism.
Church attendance is a central religious practice for many Christians; some Christian denominations, such as the Catholic Church require church attendance on the Lord's Day (Sunday); the Westminster Confession of Faith is held by the Reformed Churches and teaches first-day Sabbatarianism, thus proclaiming the duty of public worship in keeping with the Ten Commandments.
Concarneau (meaning Bay of Cornwall) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.
Condor Ferries is an operator of passenger and freight ferry services between The United Kingdom, Bailiwick of Guernsey, Bailiwick of Jersey and France.
Cornish (Kernowek) is a revived language that became extinct as a first language in the late 18th century.
Under the French monarchy, the Courts of Accounts (in French Chambres des comptes) were sovereign courts specialising in financial affairs.
The Democratic Movement (Mouvement démocrate; MoDem) is a centrist political party in France that is characterised by a strong pro-European stance.
The departmental councils (French: conseil départemental) of France are assemblies of the departments, elected by universal suffrage.
In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the administrative regions and the commune.
Douarnenez,, is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.
The Duchy of Brittany (Breton: Dugelezh Breizh, French: Duché de Bretagne) was a medieval feudal state that existed between approximately 939 and 1547.
En Avant de Guingamp Côtes-d'Armor (Forward Guingamp), commonly referred to as EA Guingamp, EAG, or simply Guingamp, is a French association football club based in the commune of Guingamp.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Football Club Lorient-Bretagne Sud (commonly referred to FC Lorient or simply Lorient) is a French association football club based in Lorient, Brittany.
FFHG Division 1 (Fédération Française de Hockey sur Glace Division 1 or French Ice Hockey Federation Division 1) is a professional ice hockey league in France.
Finistère (Penn-ar-Bed) is a department of France in the extreme west of Brittany.
Fortuneo–Samsic is a Professional Continental cycling team based in Rennes, France that participates in UCI Continental Circuits races and UCI World Tour races when receiving a wild card.
Fougères (Felger; Gallo: Foujerr) is a commune and a sub-prefecture of the Ille-et-Vilaine department in the region of Brittany, northwestern France.
François Bayrou (born 25 May 1951) is a French centrist politician and the president of the Democratic Movement (MoDem), who was a candidate in the 2002, 2007 and 2012 French presidential elections.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The French Communist Party (Parti communiste français, PCF) is a communist party in France.
The French referendum on the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe was held on 29 May 2005 to decide whether France should ratify the proposed Constitution of the European Union.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
The 1965 French presidential election, held on 5 December and 19 December, was the first direct presidential election in the Fifth Republic and the first since the Second Republic in 1848.
The 1969 French presidential election took place on 1 June and 15 June 1969.
Presidential elections were held in:France in 1974, following the death of President Georges Pompidou.
The French presidential election of 1981 took place on 10 May 1981, giving the presidency of France to François Mitterrand, the first Socialist president of the Fifth Republic.
Presidential elections were held in France on 24 April and 8 May 1988.
Presidential elections took place in France on 23 April and 7 May 1995, to elect the fifth president of the Fifth Republic.
The 2002 French presidential election consisted of a first round election on 21 April 2002, and a runoff election between the top two candidates (Jacques Chirac and Jean-Marie Le Pen) on 5 May 2002.
The 2007 French presidential election, the ninth of the Fifth French Republic was held to elect the successor to Jacques Chirac as president of France (and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra) for a five-year term.
Regional elections were held in France on 6 and 13 December 2015.
The French Women's Handball Championship (Championnat de France de handball féminin) is the premier women's handball league in France.
Gallo is a regional language of France.
Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.
"Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau" is the national anthem of Wales.
The history of Brittany may refer to the entire history of the Armorican peninsula or only to the creation and development of a specifically Brythonic culture and state in the Early Middle Ages and the subsequent history of that state.
Ille-et-Vilaine (Il-ha-Gwilen) is a department of France, located in the region of Brittany in the northwest of the country.
The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques), abbreviated INSEE, is the national statistics bureau of France.
The title of intendant (intendant, Portuguese and intendente) has been used in several countries through history.
Jean-Yves Le Drian (born 30 June 1947) is a French politician of the Socialist Party serving as Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs since 2017.
The Kingdom of France (Royaume de France) was a medieval and early modern monarchy in Western Europe.
Lanester is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany, in north-western France.
The langues d'oïl (French) or oïl languages (also in langues d'oui) are a dialect continuum that includes standard French and its closest autochthonous relatives historically spoken in the northern half of France, southern Belgium, and the Channel Islands.
Lannion is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwestern France.
The LGV Bretagne-Pays de la Loire (LGV BPL) is a high-speed rail line running between Connerré near Le Mans and Cesson-Sévigné near Rennes, France.
Ligue 1, also called Ligue 1 Conforama for sponsorship reasons with Conforama, is a French professional league for men's association football clubs.
Ligue 2, also known as Domino's Ligue 2 due to sponsorship by Domino's Pizza, is a French professional football league.
Lille (Rijsel; Rysel) is a city at the northern tip of France, in French Flanders.
The Division 1 of Ligue Nationale de Handball is the premier men's professional handball league in France, administered by the French Handball Federation.
Loire-Atlantique (formerly Loire-Inférieure) is a department on the west coast of France named after the Loire River and the Atlantic Ocean.
Lorient is a town (French "commune") and seaport in the Morbihan "department" of Brittany in North-Western France.
Lorient South Brittany Airport or Aéroport de Lorient Bretagne Sud, also known as Lorient-Lann-Bihoué Airport, is the airport serving the city of Lorient.
Lower Brittany (Breizh-Izel; Basse-Bretagne) denotes the parts of Brittany west of Ploërmel, where the Breton language has been traditionally spoken, and where the culture associated with this language is most prolific.
Lyon (Liyon), is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France.
A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metro area or commuter belt, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing.
Morbihan (Mor-Bihan) is a department in Brittany, situated in the northwest of France.
Morlaix (Montroulez) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in northwestern France.
Nantes (Gallo: Naunnt or Nantt) is a city in western France on the Loire River, from the Atlantic coast.
Normandy (Normandie,, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is one of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.
OUIBUS, formerly iDBUS, is a subsidiary of French state railways SNCF which has operated coach services in Europe since 2012.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Pays de la Loire (Broioù al Liger, meaning Loire Country) is one of the 18 regions of France.
Ploemeur (Plañvour in Breton), sometimes written instead as Plœmeur, is a commune in the Morbihan department in the region of Brittany in north-western France.
The Politics of Brittany, France takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democracy, whereby the President of Regional Council is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.
Quimper (Breton: Kemper, Latin: Civitas Aquilonia or Corisopitum) is a commune and capital of the Finistère department of Brittany in northwestern France.
The Regional Council of Brittany is the regional legislature of the region of Brittany in France.
A regional language is a language spoken in an area of a sovereign state, whether it be a small area, a federal state or province, or some wider area.
France is divided into 18 administrative regions (région), including 13 metropolitan regions and 5 overseas regions.
Rennes (Roazhon,; Gallo: Resnn) is a city in the east of Brittany in northwestern France at the confluence of the Ille and the Vilaine.
Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport or Aéroport de Rennes–Saint-Jacques is a minor international airport about southwest of Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, in the region of Brittany, France.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
Route Adélie de Vitré is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in April in a circuit around Vitré, France.
RC Vannes (Rugby club vannetais) is a French rugby union club from Vannes currently competing in the French league system.
Rugby Pro D2, also known as Pro D2 is the second tier of rugby union club competition division in France.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Saint-Brieuc (Breton: Sant-Brieg, Gallo: Saent-Berioec) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwestern France.
Saint-Malo (Gallo: Saent-Malô) is a historic French port in Brittany on the Channel coast.
Marie-Ségolène Royal, known as Ségolène Royal (born 22 September 1953), is a French politician and prominent member of the Socialist Party.
The Socialist Party (Parti socialiste, PS) is a social-democratic political party in France, and the largest party of the French centre-left.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Stade Brestois 29 (commonly referred to as Stade Brest or simply Brest) is a French football club based in Brest.
Stade Rennais Football Club, commonly referred to as Stade Rennais, SRFC or simply Rennes, is a French association football club based in Rennes.
TER Bretagne is the regional rail network serving Brittany, in the north west of France.
The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse, "high-speed train") is France's intercity high-speed rail service, operated by the SNCF, the state-owned national rail operator.
The Centrists (Les Centristes, LC), formerly known as New Centre (Nouveau Centre, NC) and European Social Liberal Party (Parti Social Libéral Européen, PSLE), is a centre-right political party in France, formed by the members of the Union for French Democracy (UDF) – including 18 of the 29 members of the UDF in the National Assembly) – who did not agree with François Bayrou's decision to found the Democratic Movement (MoDem) and wanted to support the newly elected president Nicolas Sarkozy, continuing the UDF-Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) alliance. The party foundation was announced on 29 May 2007 during a press conference and renamed on 11 December 2016.
The Greens (Les Verts,; VEC or LV) was a green-ecologist political party in France.
The Tour de France is an annual male multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries.
The Union for a Popular Movement (Union pour un mouvement populaire; UMP) was a centre-right political party in France that was one of the two major contemporary political parties in France along with the centre-left Socialist Party (PS).
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Upper Brittany (Haute-Bretagne; Breizh-Uhel; Gallo: Haùtt-Bertaèyn) is the eastern part of Brittany France, which is predominantly of a Romance culture and is associated with the Gallo language.
Vannes is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in north-western France.
Vannes Olympique Club (commonly referred to as simply Vannes) is a French football club based in Vannes.
Vitré is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.
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