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Calvados (department)

Index Calvados (department)

Calvados is a department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. [1]

108 relations: Allies of World War II, Apple, Arromanches-les-Bains, Arrondissements of France, Arrondissements of the Calvados department, Asnelles, Augeron, Équemauville, Baie de la Seine, Battle of Waterloo, Bayeux, Bayeux Tapestry, Benerville-sur-Mer, Bernières-sur-Mer, Bessin, Beuvron-en-Auge, Blonville-sur-Mer, Bocage, Bonneville-la-Louvet, Butter, Cabourg, Caen, Caen – Carpiquet Airport, Calvados, Camembert, Canadians, Cantons of France, Cantons of the Calvados department, Casino, Côte Fleurie, Central European Summer Time, Central European Time, Château de Falaise, Cider, Colleville-Montgomery, Colleville-sur-Mer, Communes of France, Communes of the Calvados department, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Cult (religious practice), Danestal, Deauville, Deauville – Normandie Airport, Democratic Movement (France), Departments of France, Devon, Devon County Council, Dives-sur-Mer, English Channel, Estuary, ..., Eure, France, French Revolution, Gonneville-sur-Mer, Grandcamp-Maisy, Hermanville-sur-Mer, Honfleur, Houlgate, Jean-Léonce Dupont, Juno Beach, Juno Beach Centre, Langrune-sur-Mer, Les Plus Beaux Villages de France, Ligue 1, Lion-sur-Mer, Liquor, Lisieux, List of French departments by population, List of presidents of departmental councils (France), Luc-sur-Mer, Manche, Merville-Franceville-Plage, Miscellaneous right, Norman language, Normandy, Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Normandy landings, Orne, Ouistreham, Pays d'Auge, Pilgrimage, Pont-l'Évêque cheese, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Prefectures in France, Provinces of France, Prussia, Prussian Army, Radical Party of the Left, Regions of France, Saint-Côme-de-Fresné, Saint-Gatien-des-Bois, Seine, Seine-Maritime, Socialist Party (France), Spanish Armada, Stade Malherbe Caen, Subprefectures in France, Thérèse of Lisieux, The Centrists, The Republicans (France), Touques, Calvados, Tourgéville, Trouville-sur-Mer, Varaville, Ver-sur-Mer, Villers-sur-Mer, Villerville, Vire-Normandie. Expand index (58 more) »

Allies of World War II

The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).

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Apple

An apple is a sweet, edible fruit produced by an apple tree (Malus pumila).

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Arromanches-les-Bains

Arromanches-les-Bains (or, simply Arromanches) is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandie region of northwestern France.

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Arrondissements of France

An arrondissement is a level of administrative division in France.

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Arrondissements of the Calvados department

The 4 arrondissements of the Calvados department are, since the January 2017 reform.

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Asnelles

Asnelles is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region of northwestern France.

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Augeron

Augeron is the Norman dialect of the Pays d'Auge.

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Équemauville

Équemauville is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Baie de la Seine

The Baie de la Seine or Baie de Seine (Bay of the Seine River) is a bay in northern France.

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Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Bayeux

Bayeux is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandy in northwestern France.

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Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry (Tapisserie de Bayeux or La telle du conquest; Tapete Baiocense) is an embroidered cloth nearly long and tall, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England concerning William, Duke of Normandy, and Harold, Earl of Wessex, later King of England, and culminating in the Battle of Hastings.

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Benerville-sur-Mer

Benerville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department and Normandy region of north-western France.

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Bernières-sur-Mer

Bernières-sur-Mer, in the District of Caen, is a commune in the Calvados department in the of la Basse-Normandie (25),, in northwestern France.

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Bessin

The Bessin is an area in Normandy, France, corresponding to the territory of the Bajocasses tribe of Gaul who also gave their name to the city of Bayeux, central town of the Bessin.

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Beuvron-en-Auge

Beuvron-en-Auge is a commune in the Calvados department and Normandy region of north-western France.

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Blonville-sur-Mer

Blonville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Bocage

Bocage is a terrain of mixed woodland and pasture.

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Bonneville-la-Louvet

Bonneville-la-Louvet is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Butter

Butter is a dairy product containing up to 80% butterfat (in commercial products) which is solid when chilled and at room temperature in some regions and liquid when warmed.

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Cabourg

Cabourg is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region of France.

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Caen

Caen (Norman: Kaem) is a commune in northwestern France.

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Caen – Carpiquet Airport

Caen – Carpiquet Airport (French: Aéroport de Caen - Carpiquet) is a civil airport located in Carpiquet, 6 km west of Caen, both communes of the Calvados département in the Normandy (formerly Lower Normandy) region of France.

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Calvados

Calvados is an apple brandy from the Normandy region in France.

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Camembert

Camembert is a moist, soft, creamy, surface-ripened cow's milk cheese.

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Canadians

Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.

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Cantons of France

The cantons of France are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's arrondissements and departments.

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Cantons of the Calvados department

The following is a list of the 25 cantons of the Calvados department, in France, following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015.

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Casino

A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.

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Côte Fleurie

The Côte Fleurie (or Flowery Coast) stretches for approximately between Merville-Franceville-Plage, at the mouth of the Orne river, opposite Ouistreham to the west and Honfleur on the Seine estuary in the east.

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Central European Summer Time

Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.

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Central European Time

Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Château de Falaise

The Château de Falaise is a castle located in the south of the commune of Falaise ("cliff" in French) in the Calvados département of Calvados, in the region of Normandy, France.

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Cider

Cider is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples.

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Colleville-Montgomery

Colleville-Montgomery (Colleville-sur-Orne) is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northern France.

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Colleville-sur-Mer

Colleville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.

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Communes of France

The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic.

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Communes of the Calvados department

The following is a list of the 537 communes of the Calvados department of France.

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Courseulles-sur-Mer

Courseulles-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department (14) in the Normandy region, la Basse-Normandie, in northwestern France, 1.1 km from Graye-sur-Mer, and 3.3 km from Reviers.

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Cult (religious practice)

Cult is literally the "care" (Latin cultus) owed to deities and to temples, shrines, or churches.

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Danestal

Danestal is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Deauville

Deauville is a commune in the Calvados département in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Deauville – Normandie Airport

Deauville – Normandie Airport (Aéroport de Deauville - Normandie) - previously known as Deauville – Saint-Gatien Airport (Aéroport de Deauville - Saint-Gatien) - is a small international airport situated 7 km east of Deauville, a commune of the Calvados département in the Normandy région of France.

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Democratic Movement (France)

The Democratic Movement (Mouvement démocrate; MoDem) is a centrist political party in France that is characterised by a strong pro-European stance.

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Departments of France

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.

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Devon

Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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Devon County Council

Devon County Council is the county council administering the English county of Devon.

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Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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English Channel

The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Estuary

An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Eure

Eure is a department in the north of France named after the river Eure.

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France

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.

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French Revolution

The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.

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Gonneville-sur-Mer

Gonneville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Grandcamp-Maisy

Grandcamp-Maisy is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Hermanville-sur-Mer

Hermanville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Honfleur

Honfleur is a commune in the Calvados department in northwestern France.

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Houlgate

Houlgate is a small tourist resort in northwestern France along the English Channel with a beach and a casino.

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Jean-Léonce Dupont

Jean-Léonce Dupont (born 31 January 1955) is a French politician and a member of the Senate of France.

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Juno Beach

Juno or Juno Beach was one of five beaches of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944 during the Second World War.

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Juno Beach Centre

The Juno Beach Centre or, in French, Centre Juno Beach, is a museum located in Courseulles-sur-Mer in the Calvados region of Normandy, France.

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Langrune-sur-Mer

Langrune-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Les Plus Beaux Villages de France

Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (meaning “the most beautiful villages of France”) is an independent association, created in 1982, for the promotion of the tourist appeal of small rural villages with a rich cultural heritage.

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Ligue 1

Ligue 1, also called Ligue 1 Conforama for sponsorship reasons with Conforama, is a French professional league for men's association football clubs.

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Lion-sur-Mer

Lion-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Liquor

Liquor (also hard liquor, hard alcohol, or spirits) is an alcoholic drink produced by distillation of grains, fruit, or vegetables that have already gone through alcoholic fermentation.

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Lisieux

Lisieux is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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List of French departments by population

This table lists the 101 French departments in descending order of population, area and population density.

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List of presidents of departmental councils (France)

In France, the President of the Departmental Council (French: Président du Conseil départemental) is the locally elected head of the Departmental Council, the assembly governing a departments in France.

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Luc-sur-Mer

Luc-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Manche

Manche is a French department in Normandy (Normandie), named for the English Channel, which is known as La Manche, literally "the sleeve", in French, that borders its north and west shores and part of its east shore.

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Merville-Franceville-Plage

Merville-Franceville-Plage is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Miscellaneous right

Miscellaneous right (divers droite, DVD) in France refers to right-wing candidates who are not members of any large party.

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Norman language

No description.

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Normandy

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.

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Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial (Cimetière américain de Colleville-sur-Mer) is a World War II cemetery and memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, that honors American troops who died in Europe during World War II.

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Normandy landings

The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

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Orne

Orne is a department in the northwest of France, named after the river Orne.

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Ouistreham

Ouistreham is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.

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Pays d'Auge

The Pays d'Auge is an area in Normandy, straddling the départements of Calvados and Orne (plus a small part of the territory of Eure).

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Pilgrimage

A pilgrimage is a journey or search of moral or spiritual significance.

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Pont-l'Évêque cheese

Pont-l'Évêque is a French cheese, originally manufactured in the area around the commune of Pont-l'Évêque, between Deauville and Lisieux in the Calvados département of Normandy.

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Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

Port-en-Bessin-Huppain is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Prefectures in France

A prefecture (préfecture) in France may refer to.

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Provinces of France

The Kingdom of France was organized into provinces until March 4, 1790, when the establishment of the department (French: département) system superseded provinces.

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Prussia

Prussia (Preußen) was a historically prominent German state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia.

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Prussian Army

The Royal Prussian Army (Königlich Preußische Armee) served as the army of the Kingdom of Prussia.

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Radical Party of the Left

The Radical Party of the Left (Parti radical de gauche, PRG) was a social-liberal political party in France.

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Regions of France

France is divided into 18 administrative regions (région), including 13 metropolitan regions and 5 overseas regions.

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Saint-Côme-de-Fresné

Saint-Côme-de-Fresné is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Saint-Gatien-des-Bois

Saint-Gatien-des-Bois is a commune in the Calvados in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Seine

The Seine (La Seine) is a river and an important commercial waterway within the Paris Basin in the north of France.

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Seine-Maritime

Seine-Maritime is a department of France in the Normandy region of northern France.

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Socialist Party (France)

The Socialist Party (Parti socialiste, PS) is a social-democratic political party in France, and the largest party of the French centre-left.

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Spanish Armada

The Spanish Armada (Grande y Felicísima Armada, literally "Great and Most Fortunate Navy") was a Spanish fleet of 130 ships that sailed from A Coruña in late May 1588, under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia, with the purpose of escorting an army from Flanders to invade England.

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Stade Malherbe Caen

Stade Malherbe Caen (commonly referred to as SM Caen or simply Caen) is a professional French football team, playing in the city of Caen in Normandy.

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Subprefectures in France

In France, a subprefecture (sous-préfecture) is the administrative center of a departmental arrondissement that does not contain the prefecture for its department.

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Thérèse of Lisieux

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (Sainte-Thérèse de Lisieux), born Marie Françoise-Thérèse Martin (2 January 1873 – 30 September 1897), also known as Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, O.C.D., was a French Catholic Discalced Carmelite nun who is widely venerated in modern times.

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The Centrists

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.

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The Republicans (France)

The Republicans (Les Républicains; LR) is a centre-right political party in France.

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Touques, Calvados

Touques is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Tourgéville

Tourgéville is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Trouville-sur-Mer

Trouville-sur-Mer, commonly referred to as Trouville, is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Varaville

Varaville is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Ver-sur-Mer

Ver-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department and Normandy region of north-western France.

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Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Villerville

Villerville is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Vire-Normandie

Vire-Normandie is a commune in the Calvados department and Normandy region of north-western France.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvados_(department)

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