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Gironde

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Gironde (in Occitan Gironda) is a department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwest France. [1]

57 relations: Arcachon, Arcachon Bay, Arrondissements of France, Arrondissements of the Gironde department, Atlantic Ocean, Blaye, Bordeaux, Bordeaux wine, Bordeaux wine regions, Bourg, Gironde, Cantons of France, Cantons of the Gironde department, Côte d'Argent, Central European Summer Time, Central European Time, Charente-Maritime, Château de la Brède, Communes of France, Communes of the Gironde department, Democratic Movement (France), Departments of France, Dordogne, Dune of Pilat, Estuary, France, French Communist Party, French Guiana, French Revolution, Gascony, Gironde estuary, Girondins, Guyenne, Hunting, Fishing, Nature and Traditions, Jacques Cousteau, Lacanau, Landes (department), Langon, Gironde, Le Figaro, Lesparre-Médoc, Libourne, List of French departments by population, List of presidents of departmental councils (France), List of sovereign states, Lot-et-Garonne, Metropolitan France, Miscellaneous right, Montesquieu, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitan language, Prefectures in France, ..., Provinces of France, Regions of France, Roquetaillade, Socialist Party (France), Subprefectures in France, Surfing, The Republicans (France). Expand index (7 more) »

Arcachon

Arcachon (Arcaishon in Gascon) is a commune in the southwestern French department of Gironde.

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Arcachon Bay

Arcachon Bay (in French, the Bassin d'Arcachon, and known locally simply as "le Bassin") is a bay of the Atlantic Ocean on the southwest coast of France, situated in Pays de Buch between the Côte d'Argent and the Côte des Landes, in the region of Aquitaine.

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Arrondissements of France

An arrondissement is a level of administrative division in France.

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Arrondissements of the Gironde department

The 6 arrondissements of the Gironde department are.

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.

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Blaye

Blaye (Blaia) is a commune and subprefecture in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux (Gascon Occitan: Bordèu) is a port city on the Garonne in the Gironde department in Southwestern France.

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Bordeaux wine

A Bordeaux wine is any wine produced in the Bordeaux region of southwest France, centred on the city of Bordeaux on the Garonne River, to the north of the city the Dordogne River joins the Garonne forming the broad estuary called the Gironde and covering the whole area of the Gironde department,with a total vineyard area of over 120,000 hectares, making it the largest wine growing area in France.

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Bordeaux wine regions

The wine regions of Bordeaux are a large number of wine growing areas, differing widely in size and sometimes overlapping, which lie within the overarching wine region of Bordeaux, centred on the city of Bordeaux and covering the whole area of the Gironde department of Aquitaine.

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Bourg, Gironde

Bourg, also less formally known as Bourg-sur-Gironde, is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

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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 Gironde department

The following is a list of the 33 cantons of the Gironde department, in France, following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015.

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Côte d'Argent

Côte d’Argent (meaning Silver Coast) is a tourist name given to a section of the French Atlantic coast.

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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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Charente-Maritime

Charente-Maritime is a department on the southwestern coast of France named after the Charente River.

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Château de la Brède

The Château de La Brède is a feudal castle in the commune of La Brède in the département of Gironde, 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 Gironde department

The following is a list of the 538 communes of the Gironde department 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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Dordogne

Dordogne (Dordonha) is a department in southwestern France, with its prefecture in Périgueux.

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Dune of Pilat

The Dune of Pilat (French: Dune du Pilat, official name), also called Grande Dune du Pilat) is the tallest sand dune in Europe. It is located in La Teste-de-Buch in the Arcachon Bay area, France, 60 km from Bordeaux.

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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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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 Communist Party

The French Communist Party (Parti communiste français, PCF) is a communist party in France.

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French Guiana

French Guiana (pronounced or, Guyane), officially called Guiana (Guyane), is an overseas department and region of France, on the north Atlantic coast of South America in the Guyanas.

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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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Gascony

Gascony (Gascogne; Gascon: Gasconha; Gaskoinia) is an area of southwest France that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution.

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Gironde estuary

The Gironde is a navigable estuary (often falsely referred to as a river), in southwest France and is formed from the meeting of the rivers Dordogne and Garonne just downstream of the centre of Bordeaux.

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Girondins

The Girondins, Girondists or Gironde were members of a loosely knit political faction during the French Revolution.

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Guyenne

Guyenne or Guienne (Guiana) was an old French province which corresponded roughly to the Roman province of Aquitania Secunda and the archdiocese of Bordeaux.

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Hunting, Fishing, Nature and Traditions

Hunting, Fishing, Nature and Traditions (Chasse, pêche, nature et traditions;; abbreviated as CPNT) is an agrarianist French political party which aims to defend the traditional values of rural France.

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Jacques Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau (11 June 1910 – 25 June 1997) was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water.

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Lacanau

Lacanau is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

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Landes (department)

The Landes (Gascon: Lanas) is a department in southwestern France.

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Langon, Gironde

Langon (Lengon) is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

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Le Figaro

Le Figaro is a French daily morning newspaper founded in 1826 and published in Paris.

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Lesparre-Médoc

Lesparre-Médoc is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

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Libourne

Libourne (Gascon: Liborna) is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern 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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List of sovereign states

This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.

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Lot-et-Garonne

Lot-et-Garonne (Òlt e Garona) is a department in the southwest of France named after the Lot and Garonne rivers.

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Metropolitan France

Metropolitan France (France métropolitaine or la Métropole), also known as European France or Mainland France, is the part of France in Europe.

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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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Montesquieu

Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu (18 January 1689 – 10 February 1755), generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French judge, man of letters, and political philosopher.

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Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Nouvelle-Aquitaine ("New Aquitaine"; Nòva Aquitània; Akitania Berria; Poitevin-Saintongeais: Novéle-Aguiéne) is the largest administrative region in France, located in the southwest of the country.

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Occitan language

Occitan, also known as lenga d'òc (langue d'oc) by its native speakers, is a Romance language.

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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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Regions of France

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

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Roquetaillade

Roquetaillade is a commune in the Aude department in southern 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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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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Surfing

Surfing is a surface water sport in which the wave rider, referred to as a surfer, rides on the forward or deep face of a moving wave, which is usually carrying the surfer towards the shore.

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The Republicans (France)

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

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gironde

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