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Autoroute 13, or L'Autoroute de Normandie links Paris to Caen, Calvados.
Autoroute 131 links the A13 and Le Havre.
The A 29 is a motorway in Normandy and Picardy, northwestern and northern France.
The Académie des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de Rouen is a learned society created by letters patent of Louis XV on 17 June 1744.
Adolphe-Félix Cals (17 October 1810 – 3 October 1880) was a French portrait, genre, and landscape painter.
Aeronautics (from the ancient Greek words ὰήρ āēr, which means "air", and ναυτική nautikē which means "navigation", i.e. "navigation into the air") is the science or art involved with the study, design, and manufacturing of air flight capable machines, and the techniques of operating aircraft and rockets within the atmosphere.
Agenda 21 is a non-binding action plan of the United Nations with regard to sustainable development.
The Agglomeration community of Le Havre (French: Communauté de l'agglomération havraise) is the communauté d'agglomération, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Le Havre.
Airbus SE is a European corporation, registered in the Netherlands and trading shares in France, Germany and Spain.
Aix-en-Provence TGV is a high speed railway station located in Cabriès, Bouches-du-Rhône, southern France.
Aki Olavi Kaurismäki (born 4 April 1957) is a Finnish screenwriter and film director.
Albert Marquet (27 March 1875 – 14 June 1947) was a French painter, associated with the Fauvist movement.
Alfred Émile Léopold Stevens (11 May 182324 August 1906) was a Belgian painter, known for his paintings of elegant modern women.
Alfred-Louis Brunet-Debaines (5 November 1845 - 1939) was a French artist and printmaker who depicted street scenes and architecture, and who was the son of the architect Charles-Louis-Fortuné Brunet-Debaines.
In law, an alien is a person who is not a national of a given country, though definitions and terminology differ to some degree.
Alluvium (from the Latin alluvius, from alluere, "to wash against") is loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock) soil or sediments, which has been eroded, reshaped by water in some form, and redeposited in a non-marine setting.
Alphonse Allais (20 October 1854 – 28 October 1905) was a French writer and humorist, who was born in Honfleur, Calvados, and who died in Paris.
Amadou & Mariam are a musical duo from Mali, composed of the couple Amadou Bagayoko (guitar and vocals) (born in Bamako 24 October 1954) and Mariam Doumbia (vocals) (born in Bamako 15 April 1958).
Ambroise Louis Garneray (19 February 1783 – 11 September 1857) was a French corsair, painter and writer.
Amiens is a city and commune in northern France, north of Paris and south-west of Lille.
The Ancien Régime (French for "old regime") was the political and social system of the Kingdom of France from the Late Middle Ages (circa 15th century) until 1789, when hereditary monarchy and the feudal system of French nobility were abolished by the.
André Caplet (23 November 1878 – 22 April 1925) was a French composer and conductor now known primarily through his orchestrations of works by Claude Debussy.
André Malraux DSO (3 November 1901 – 23 November 1976) was a French novelist, art theorist and Minister of Cultural Affairs.
André Siegfried (April 21, 1875 – March 28, 1959) was a French academic, geographer and political writer best known for his commentaries on American, Canadian, and British politics.
André-Paul Duchâteau (born 8 May 1925) is a Belgian comics writer and mystery novelist.
Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles (1 April 169725 November 1763), usually known simply as the Abbé Prévost, was a French author and novelist.
Antoine Rufenacht (born 11 May 1939 in Le Havre) is a French right-wing (The Republicans) politician and former mayor of Le Havre.
Armand Camille Salacrou (9 August 1899 – 23 November 1989) was a French dramatist.
The arrondissement of Le Havre is an arrondissement of France in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region.
Arthur Honegger (10 March 1892 – 27 November 1955) was a Swiss composer, who was born in France and lived a large part of his life in Paris.
Atelier LWD was an architecture studio led by Guy Lagneau, Jean Dimitrijevic and Michel Weill that was active from 1952 to 1985.
Auguste Perret (12 February 1874 – 25 February 1954) was a French architect and a pioneer of the architectural use of reinforced concrete.
The École de Management de Normandie is a business school created in 1871.
Émile Danoën (10 January 1920 – 7 May 1999) was a French journalist and novelist.
Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola (2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism.
Épouville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
Étretat is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in Normandy in north-western France.
Île-de-France ("Island of France"), also known as the région parisienne ("Parisian Region"), is one of the 18 regions of France and includes the city of Paris.
Bahia (locally) is one of the 26 states of Brazil and is located in the northeastern part of the country on the Atlantic coast.
Bénédicte Pesle (15 May 1927 – 17 January 2018) was a French arts patron.
The De Broqueville government in exile refers to two successive Belgian governments, led by Charles de Broqueville, which served as governments in exile during the German occupation of Belgium in World War I. They were based in Le Havre in northern France after October 1914.
A bell tower is a tower that contains one or more bells, or that is designed to hold bells even if it has none.
Benoît Duteurtre is a French novelist and essayist, born in 1960.
The birth rate (technically, births/population rate) is the total number of live births per 1,000 in a population in a year or period.
The Blue Flag is a certification by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) that a beach, marina or sustainable boating tourism operator meets its stringent standards.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
Boardsports are sports that are played with some sort of board as the primary equipment.
Bouville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
Brazil Red() is a 2001 French historical novel by Jean-Christophe Rufin which recounts the unsuccessful French attempt to conquer Brazil in the 16th century, against a background of wars of religion and a rite-of-passage discovery of the charms and secrets of the Amerindian world.
Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.
Bus Verts du Calvados is a network of interurban buses in the département of Calvados, France.
Caen (Norman: Kaem) is a commune in northwestern France.
Camille Pissarro (10 July 1830 – 13 November 1903) was a Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter born on the island of St Thomas (now in the US Virgin Islands, but then in the Danish West Indies).
The canton of Le Havre-1 is an administrative division of the Seine-Maritime department, in northern France.
The canton of Le Havre-2 is an administrative division of the Seine-Maritime department, in northern France.
The canton of Le Havre-3 is an administrative division of the Seine-Maritime department, in northern France.
The canton of Le Havre-4 is an administrative division of the Seine-Maritime department, in northern France.
The canton of Le Havre-5 is an administrative division of the Seine-Maritime department, in northern France.
The canton of Le Havre-6 is an administrative division of the Seine-Maritime department, in northern France.
Carbon accounting refers generally to processes undertaken to "measure" amounts of carbon dioxide equivalents emitted by an entity.
Carbon dioxide (chemical formula) is a colorless gas with a density about 60% higher than that of dry air.
Jean-François Casimir Delavigne (4 April 179311 December 1843) was a French poet and dramatist.
Cauchois (Norman: Caucheis) is one of the eastern dialects of the Norman language, spoken in, and taking its name from, the Pays de Caux region of the Seine-Maritime départment.
Chalk is a soft, white, porous, sedimentary carbonate rock, a form of limestone composed of the mineral calcite.
Charles Alexandre Lesueur (1 January 1778 in Le Havre – 12 December 1846 in Le Havre) was a French naturalist, artist and explorer.
Cherbourg-Octeville is a city and former commune situated at the northern end of the Cotentin peninsula in the northwestern French department of Manche.
Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation.
Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde (née Lallouette,; born 1 January 1956) is a French lawyer and politician who has been the Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 5 July 2011.
Oscar-Claude Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein air landscape painting.
Clay is a finely-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO2), metal oxides (Al2O3, MgO etc.) and organic matter.
CMA CGM S.A. is a French container transportation and shipping company.
The coat of arms of Belgium bears a lion or, known as Leo Belgicus (Latin for the Belgian lion), as its charge. This is in accordance with article 193 (originally 125) of the Belgian Constitution: The Belgian nation takes red, yellow and black as colours, and as state coat of arms the Belgian lion with the motto UNITY MAKES STRENGTH. A royal decree of 17 March 1837 determines the achievement to be used in the greater and the lesser version, respectively.
The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic.
Contemporary art is the art of today, produced in the late 20th century or in the 21st century.
Corail is the name given to a class of passenger rail cars of the SNCF that first entered commercial service in 1975.
In France, the cour d’appel (court of appeal) of the ordre judiciaire (judiciary) is a juridiction de droit commun du second degré, a (court of second-degree common law).
A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, when the voyage itself, the ship's amenities, and sometimes the different destinations along the way (i.e., ports of call), are part of the experience.
Cycling infrastructure refers to all infrastructure which may be used by cyclists.
Dalian is a major city and seaport in the south of Liaoning Province, China.
Deauville is a commune in the Calvados département in the Normandy region in northwestern France.
Delmas Shipping, based in Le Havre, France, was a containerized-freight and ro-ro shipping company, mainly carrying trade between western Europe and Africa.
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.
Detective fiction is a subgenre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator or a detective—either professional, amateur or retired—investigates a crime, often murder.
Diana J. Gabaldon (born January 11, 1952) is an American author, known for the ''Outlander'' series of novels.
Dieppe is a coastal community in the Arrondissement of Dieppe in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region of northern France.
Dimitri Dragin (born 2 December 1984 in Le Havre, France) is a French judoka who competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the men's extra lightweight division.
The Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs) is an independent section held in parallel to the Cannes Film Festival.
Disco is a French film directed by Fabien Onteniente, which was released on 2 April 2008, with Franck Dubosc as "Didier Travolta" in the main role.
Dock Océane is an indoor sporting arena located in Le Havre, France.
Dragonfly in Amber is the second book in the ''Outlander'' series of novels by Diana Gabaldon.
Dresser-Rand is an engineering and manufacturing company owned by German conglomerate Siemens.
The early modern period of modern history follows the late Middle Ages of the post-classical era.
An ecosystem is a community made up of living organisms and nonliving components such as air, water, and mineral soil.
Edgar Degas (or; born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas,; 19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917) was a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings.
Elliott James Murphy (born March 16, 1949) is an American rock singer-songwriter, novelist, producer and journalist living in Paris.
Elvire Murail (born 7 June 1958, in Le Havre) is a French writer, mainly author of books for youth under the pen name Moka.
Energy Cities is the European Association of local authorities in energy transition.
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.
The seat or cathedra of the Bishop of Rome in the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano An episcopal see is, in the usual meaning of the phrase, the area of a bishop's ecclesiastical jurisdiction.
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.
Eugène Louis Boudin (12 July 18248 August 1898) was one of the first French landscape painters to paint outdoors.
Eugène Louis Gabriel Isabey (22 July 1803, in Paris – 25 April 1886, in Montévrain) was a French painter, lithographer and watercolorist in the Romantic style.
Eure is a department in the north of France named after the river Eure.
The European wars of religion were a series of religious wars waged mainly in central and western, but also northern Europe (especially Ireland) in the 16th and 17th century.
Fauvism is the style of les Fauves (French for "the wild beasts"), a group of early twentieth-century modern artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the representational or realistic values retained by Impressionism.
Fécamp is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
Fédérale 3 is the fifth division of rugby union in France.
Félix François Faure (30 January 1841 – 16 February 1899) was President of France from 1895 until his death in 1899.
The fête de l'Humanité (English: Festival of Humanity) is an event organised annually by L'Humanité, a French newspaper.
The First French Empire (Empire Français) was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century.
The fleur-de-lis/fleur-de-lys (plural: fleurs-de-lis/fleurs-de-lys) or flower-de-luce is a stylized lily (in French, fleur means "flower", and lis means "lily") that is used as a decorative design or motif, and many of the Catholic saints of France, particularly St. Joseph, are depicted with a lily.
Flint is a hard, sedimentary cryptocrystalline form of the mineral quartz, categorized as a variety of chert.
A flower parade is a parade in which the floats, vehicles, boats, participants, animals and other things are decorated or covered in flowers.
A flying club or aero club is a not-for-profit, member-run organization that provides its members with affordable access to aircraft.
A fortification is a military construction or building designed for the defense of territories in warfare; and is also used to solidify rule in a region during peacetime.
France 3 is the second largest French public television channel and part of the France Télévisions group, which also includes France 2, France 4, France 5, and France Ô. It is made up of a network of regional television services providing daily news programming and around ten hours of entertainment and cultural programming produced for and about the regions each week.
Francis I (François Ier) (12 September 1494 – 31 March 1547) was the first King of France from the Angoulême branch of the House of Valois, reigning from 1515 until his death.
The Franciscans are a group of related mendicant religious orders within the Catholic Church, founded in 1209 by Saint Francis of Assisi.
Frank Le Gall (born 23 September 1959 in Rouen), is a French author of comics.
Jean Frédéric Bazille (December 6, 1841 – November 28, 1870) was a French Impressionist painter.
The French Communist Party (Parti communiste français, PCF) is a communist party in France.
The term French Louisiana refers to two distinct regions.
The French Ministry for the Economy and Finance (Ministère de l'économie et des finances), called the Finance Ministry for short and informally referred to as Bercy, is one of the most important ministries in the cabinet of France.
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.
The French Section of the Workers' International (Section Française de l'Internationale Ouvrière, SFIO) was a French socialist political party founded in 1905 and replaced in 1969 by the current Socialist Party (PS).
Since 1985, the French Ministry of Culture and Communication has pursued a policy of preserving and promoting France's heritage.
The Funiculaire du Havre (eng: Funicular of Le Havre) is a funicular railway line in the French port city of Le Havre.
Gabriel Monod (7 March 1844 – 10 April 1912) was a French historian, the nephew of Adolphe Monod.
The Garden at Sainte-Adresse is a painting by the French impressionist painter, Claude Monet.
Avignon TGV (IATA: XZN) is a railway station located in Avignon, France.
Gare de la Part-Dieu (English: Part-Dieu railway station) is the primary railway station in Lyon, France.
Marseille – Saint-Charles is the main railway station and intercity bus station of Marseille.
Massy – Palaiseau is an RER station, located in the city of Massy, with a junction of the RER B (B4 section) and RER C (C2 and C8 sections).
Rouen-Rive-Droite is a large railway station serving the city of Rouen, Normandy, France.
The Gare Saint-Lazare (St Lazarus Station), officially Paris-Saint-Lazare, is one of the six large terminus railway stations of Paris.
Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux (6 May 186815 April 1927) was a French journalist and author of detective fiction.
Gérard Oury (29 April 1919 – 20 July 2006) was a French film director, actor and writer.
Georges Braque (13 May 1882 – 31 August 1963) was a major 20th-century French painter, collagist, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor.
Georges de Scudéry (22 August 1601 – 14 May 1667), the elder brother of Madeleine de Scudéry, was a French novelist, dramatist and poet.
Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (13 February 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a Belgian writer.
Gonfreville-l’Orcher is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is an American multinational tire manufacturing company founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling and based in Akron, Ohio.
govy (born 12 April 1981) is a French artist diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum in 2013, and is an advocate for the Neurodiversity Movement.
A greenway is "a strip of undeveloped land near an urban area, set aside for recreational use or environmental protection".
Gueïda Fofana (born 16 May 1991) is a former French football player.
Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (10 June 1819 – 31 December 1877) was a French painter who led the Realism movement in 19th-century French painting.
Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (5 August 1850 – 6 July 1893) was a French writer, remembered as a master of the short story form, and as a representative of the naturalist school of writers, who depicted human lives and destinies and social forces in disillusioned and often pessimistic terms.
Harfleur is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region of northern France.
The Haute Qualité Environnementale or HQE (High Quality Environmental standard) is a standard for green building in France, based on the principles of sustainable development first set out at the 1992 Earth Summit.
A hawker is a vendor of merchandise that can be easily transported; the term is roughly synonymous with peddler or costermonger.
Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa (24 November 1864 – 9 September 1901), also known as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, caricaturist, and illustrator whose immersion in the colourful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 19th century allowed him to produce a collection of enticing, elegant, and provocative images of the modern, sometimes decadent, affairs of those times.
Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was an American writer, expatriated in Paris at his flourishing.
Georges Prosper Remi (22 May 1907 – 3 March 1983), known by the pen name Hergé, was a Belgian cartoonist.
Honfleur is a commune in the Calvados department in northwestern France.
Honoré de Balzac (born Honoré Balzac, 20 May 1799 – 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright.
A housing estate (or sometimes housing complex) is a group of homes and other buildings built together as a single development.
Hugues Duboscq (born 29 August 1981 in Saint-Lô, Manche, France) is an Olympic breaststroke swimmer from France.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
The IFP School (French: ENSPM - École Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs) is a graduate engineering school located in Rueil-Malmaison, France.
Impression, Sunrise (French: Impression, soleil levant) is a painting by Claude Monet.
Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterised by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience, and unusual visual angles.
An incunable, or sometimes incunabulum (plural incunables or incunabula, respectively), is a book, pamphlet, or broadside printed in Europe before the year 1501.
The Industrial Syndicalist Education League (ISEL) was a British syndicalist organisation which existed from 1910 to 1913.
The Institut national de l’information géographique et forestière (National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information), previously Institut géographique national (National Geographic Institute) or IGN is a French public state administrative establishment founded in 1940 to produce and maintain geographical information for France and its overseas departments and territories.
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.
INSA de Rouen (literally the National Institute of Applied Sciences) is a French grande école, that is to say a five-year curriculum which aims to train engineers who possess humane qualities and are well versed in the primary areas of science and engineering.
The Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maîtres (IUFM; University Institute for Teachers Training) was an institution in each French teaching Academy (one for each region) which specialised in the training of primary and secondary teachers.
Instituts d'études politiques, or IEPs, are ten publicly owned institutions of higher learning in France.
An intermodal container is a large standardized shipping container, designed and built for intermodal freight transport, meaning these containers can be used across different modes of transport – from ship to rail to truck – without unloading and reloading their cargo.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1945 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system.
In the context of the history of the 20th century, the interwar period was the period between the end of the First World War in November 1918 and the beginning of the Second World War in September 1939.
Jacques René Chirac (born 29 November 1932) is a French politician who served as President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra from 1995 to 2007.
Jacques Leguerney (1906–1997) was a French composer especially noted for his art songs.
Jacques-Arsène-Polycarpe-François Ancelot (9 January 1794 – 7 September 1854) was a French dramatist and litterateur.
Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (also called Bernardin de St. Pierre) (19 January 1737 Le Havre – 21 January 1814 Éragny, Val-d'Oise) was a French writer and botanist.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jérôme Philippe Le Banner (born 26 December 1972) is a French former kickboxer.
Jean Philippe Arthur Dubuffet (31 July 1901 – 12 May 1985) was a French painter and sculptor.
Jean Mallon (20 June 1904, Le Havre – 16 November 1982, aged 78) was a French palaeographer, specialist of Latin palaeography.
Jean Nouvel (born 12 August 1945) is a French architect.
Jean Vigo (26 April 1905 – 5 October 1934) was a French film director who helped establish poetic realism in film in the 1930s; he was a posthumous influence on the French New Wave of the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Jean-Alain Boumsong-Somkong (born 14 December 1979) is a professional football defender, and former French international.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (July 16, 1796 – February 22, 1875) was a French landscape and portrait painter as well as a printmaker in etching.
Jean-Christophe Rufin (born 28 June 1952) is a French doctor, diplomat, historian, globetrotter and novelist.
Jean-François Millet (October 4, 1814 – January 20, 1875) was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France.
Jean-Marie Baumel was a French sculptor born in Marseille on 2 November 1912 and who died in Neuilly/Eure on 2 June 1978.
Jean-Paul Marat (24 May 1743 – 13 July 1793) was a French political theorist, physician, and scientist who became best known for his role as a radical journalist and politician during the French Revolution.
Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.
Johan Barthold Jongkind (3 June 1819 – 9 February 1891) was a Dutch painter and printmaker.
Julien Faubert (born 1 August 1983) is a French footballer who plays for Borneo and has represented both France and Martinique.
K-1 began in 1993 and is a kickboxing platform and martial arts brand well-known worldwide mainly for its heavyweight division fights.
Kévin Anin (born 5 July 1986) is a retired French footballer who played as a midfielder.
Kickboxing is a group of stand-up combat sports based on kicking and punching, historically developed from karate mixed with boxing.
Kindergarten (from German, literally meaning 'garden for the children') is a preschool educational approach based on playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school.
Kiteboarding is an action sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, snowboarding, windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, skateboarding and sailing into one extreme sport.
L'Atalante (also released as Le Chaland qui passe, ("The Passing Barge"), is a 1934 French film written and directed by Jean Vigo. Jean Dasté stars as Jean, the captain of a river barge who lives with his new wife Juliette (Dita Parlo) on the barge, along with first mate Père Jules (Michel Simon) and the cabin boy (Louis Lefebvre). After the difficult release of his controversial short film Zero for Conduct, Vigo initially wanted to make a film about Eugène Dieudonné, whom Vigo's father (famous anarchist Miguel Almereyda) had been associated with in 1913. After Vigo and his producer Jacques-Louis Nounez struggled to find the right project for a feature film, Nounez finally gave Vigo an unproduced screenplay by Jean Guinée about barge dwellers. Vigo re-wrote the story with Albert Riéra while Nounez secured a distribution deal with the Gaumont Film Company with a budget of ₣1 million. Vigo used many of the technicians and actors that worked with him on Zero for Conduct, such as cinematographer Boris Kaufman and actor Jean Dasté. It has been hailed by many critics as one of the greatest films of all time. BFI. Retrieved: 23 December 2012.
L'Àgora (El Ágora, "The Agora") is a multifunctional covered space designed by Santiago Calatrava located in the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències (City of Arts and Sciences) complex, Valencia, Spain.
La Bête humaine (English: The Beast Within or The Beast in Man) is an 1890 novel by Émile Zola.
Lanxess Aktiengesellschaft is a specialty chemicals company based in Cologne, Germany that was founded in 2004 via the spin-off of the chemicals division and parts of the polymers business from Bayer AG.
Lassana Diarra (born 10 March 1985), nicknamed Lass, is a French footballer who currently plays for Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Laurent Hugues Emmanuel Ruquier (born 24 February 1963) is a French television presenter, radio host and comedian.
| Lézarde Express Régionale or Chemin de Fer de la Vallée de la Lézarde is an express railway line between Le Havre and Rolleville in Seine-Maritime, France.
LD Lines was a French shipping company, with both roro freight and passenger ferry operations.
Le Havre is a board game about the development of the town of Le Havre.
Le Havre is a 2011 comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by Aki Kaurismäki and starring André Wilms, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Blondin Miguel.
Le Havre Athletic Club (commonly referred to as Le Havre) is a French association football club based in Le Havre, Normandy.
Le Havre – Octeville Airport (Aéroport du Havre-Octeville) is an airport serving the city of Le Havre in France.
Le Havre Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame du Havre) is a Roman Catholic church in Le Havre, France.
Le Havre tramway (Tramway du Havre) is a modern two-line tram system in the city of Le Havre in Normandy, France.
Le Soir ("The Evening") is a French language daily Belgian newspaper.
Les Bains Des Docks (The Bath by the docks) is an Aquatic Center in the city of Le Havre, France.
"Les Six" is a name given to a group of six French composers who worked in Montparnasse.
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.
Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School (LSRHS or L-S) is a public regional high school located in Sudbury, Massachusetts serving the communities of Sudbury and Lincoln, Massachusetts.
The lion (Panthera leo) is a species in the cat family (Felidae).
Below is a list of communes in France (Overseas departments included) with a population over 20,000 at the 2013 census.
This is the list of fictional characters in The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé.
The Little Sisters of the Poor is a Roman Catholic religious institute for women.
The LNB Pro A, commonly known as Pro A and for sponsorship reasons named the Jeep Élite, is the top-tier level men's professional basketball league in France.
Louis Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Bachelier (March 11, 1870 – April 28, 1946) was a French mathematician at the turn of the 20th century.
The Louis Delluc Prize (Prix Louis-Delluc) is a French film award presented annually since 1937.
Louis-Philippe Crépin (1772–1851) was a French naval painter, one of the first Peintres de la Marine.
Lower Normandy (Basse-Normandie,; Basse-Normaundie) is a former administrative region of France.
Lyon (Liyon), is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France.
Madeleine de Scudéry (15 November 1607 – 2 June 1701), often known simply as Mademoiselle de Scudéry, was a French writer.
Magdeburg (Low Saxon: Meideborg) is the capital city and the second largest city of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
Manon Lescaut (L'Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut) is a novel by French author Abbé Prévost.
Mantes-la-Jolie is a railway station serving the town Mantes-la-Jolie, Yvelines department, northwestern France.
Marcel Carné (18 August 1906 – 31 October 1996) was a French film director.
Marcello Pagliero (15 January 1907 – 18 October 1980) was an Italian film director, actor, and screenwriter.
Marine insurance covers the loss or damage of ships, cargo, terminals, and any transport or cargo by which the property is transferred, acquired, or held between the points of origin and the final destination.
Marseille (Provençal: Marselha), is the second-largest city of France and the largest city of the Provence historical region.
Marseille Fos Port (French: Grand port maritime de Marseille, or Great Seaport of Marseille) is the main trade seaport of France.
A marsh is a wetland that is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plant species.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Maurice de Vlaminck (4 April 1876 – 11 October 1958) was a French painter.
Maxime Maufra (May 17, 1861 in Nantes – May 23, 1918), was a French landscape and marine painter, etcher and lithographer.
In France, a mayor (maire in French) is chairperson of the municipal council, which organizes the work and deliberates on municipal matters.
The Mesozoic Era is an interval of geological time from about.
Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.
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.
Julien Michel Leiris (April 20, 1901 in Paris – September 30, 1990 in Saint-Hilaire, Essonne) was a French surrealist writer and ethnographer.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Middle Dutch is a collective name for a number of closely related West Germanic dialects (whose ancestor was Old Dutch) spoken and written between 1150 and 1500.
The Mistral class is a class of three amphibious assault ships, also known as a helicopter carrier, of the French Navy.
Modern history, the modern period or the modern era, is the linear, global, historiographical approach to the time frame after post-classical history.
Modeste Mignon is a novel by the French writer Honoré de Balzac.
Montivilliers is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
Mortality rate, or death rate, is a measure of the number of deaths (in general, or due to a specific cause) in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time.
Mudflats or mud flats, also known as tidal flats, are coastal wetlands that form when mud is deposited by tides or rivers.
Multimodal transport (also known as combined transport) is the transportation of goods under a single contract, but performed with at least two different means of transport; the carrier is liable (in a legal sense) for the entire carriage, even though it is performed by several different modes of transport (by rail, sea and road, for example).
In France, a municipal council (French: conseil municipal) is an elected body of the commune responsible for "executing, in its deliberations, the business of the town" (translated).
The Musée d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France, on the Left Bank of the Seine.
The Musée d'art moderne André Malraux (also known as Musée Malraux and simply MuMa) is a museum in Le Havre, France containing one of the nation's most extensive collections of impressionist paintings.
The net migration rate is the difference between the number of immigrants (people coming into an area) and the number of emigrants (people leaving an area) throughout the year.
The New World is one of the names used for the majority of Earth's Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas (including nearby islands such as those of the Caribbean and Bermuda).
Newhaven is a town in the Lewes District of East Sussex in England.
Nicolas Durand, sieur de Villegaignon, also Villegagnon (1510 – 9 January 1571) was a Commander of the Knights of Malta, and later a French naval officer (vice-admiral of Brittany) who attempted to help the Huguenots in France escape persecution.
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.
The North Germanic languages make up one of the three branches of the Germanic languages, a sub-family of the Indo-European languages, along with the West Germanic languages and the extinct East Germanic languages.
Norville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
Novotel is an upscale hotel brand within the AccorHotels group, typically slotting between the Grand Mercure and Pullman brands.
An ocean liner is a passenger ship primarily used as a form of transportation across seas or oceans.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
Octave Crémazie (April 16, 1827 – January 16, 1879) was a French Canadian poet and bookseller born in Quebec City.
Octeville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France and is twinned with Bourne End (Bucks) in United Kingdom since 2003 and with Furci Siculo (Sicily) in Italy since 2010.
Offshore wind power or offshore wind energy is the use of wind farms constructed in bodies of water, usually in the ocean on the continental shelf, to harvest wind energy to generate electricity.
An oil tanker, also known as a petroleum tanker, is a ship designed for the bulk transport of oil or its products.
Olivier Davidas (born 8 November 1981) is a retired French professional football midfielder.
Orano (previously Areva) is a French multinational group specializing in nuclear power and renewable energy headquartered in Paris La Défense.
Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (December 15, 1907 – December 5, 2012), known as Oscar Niemeyer, was a Brazilian architect considered to be one of the key figures in the development of modern architecture.
Achille-Émile Othon Friesz (6 February 1879 – 10 January 1949), who later called himself Othon Friesz, a native of Le Havre, was a French artist of the Fauvist movement.
The Outlander franchise is a series of novels, short fiction, and related works.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
P&O Ferries is a British-based company that operates ferries from the United Kingdom to Ireland and Continental Europe (France, Belgium and the Netherlands).
Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.
A papal bull is a type of public decree, letters patent, or charter issued by a pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
The Paris Basin is one of the major geological regions of France having developed since the Triassic on a basement formed by the Variscan orogeny.
The Paris–Le Havre railway (Ligne Paris–Le Havre) is an important 228-kilometre long railway line, that connects Paris to the northwestern port city Le Havre via Rouen.
A parish is a church territorial entity constituting a division within a diocese.
Patrick Demarchelier (born 21 August 1943) is a French fashion photographer.
Patrick Verbeke is a French blues guitarist, composer and singer.
Paul Victor Jules Signac (11 November 1863 – 15 August 1935) was a French Neo-Impressionist painter who, working with Georges Seurat, helped develop the Pointillist style.
The Pays de Caux is an area in Normandy occupying the greater part of the French département of Seine Maritime in Normandy.
A pediment is an architectural element found particularly in classical, neoclassical and baroque architecture, and its derivatives, consisting of a gable, usually of a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns.
Petrochemicals (also known as petroleum distillates) are chemical products derived from petroleum.
Pierre et Jean is a naturalist or psycho-realist work written by Guy de Maupassant in Étretat in his native Normandy between June and September 1887.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, commonly known as Auguste Renoir (25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919), was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style.
Pierre-Marie Poisson was born in Niort on 19 November 1876 and died in Paris on 11 January 1953.
In geology and physical geography a plateau (or; plural plateaus or plateaux),is also called a high plain or a tableland, it is an area of a highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides with steep slopes.
A playwright or dramatist (rarely dramaturge) is a person who writes plays.
Pointe-Noire (Ndindi) is the second largest city in the Republic of the Congo, following the capital of Brazzaville, and an autonomous department since 2004.
The Pont de Normandie is a cable-stayed road bridge that spans the river Seine linking Le Havre to Honfleur in Normandy, northern France.
Poole is a large coastal town and seaport in the county of Dorset, on the south coast of England.
Theodore Joseph "Ted" Horowitz (born March 31, 1960 in The Bronx, New York City, United States), who plays under the stage name of Popa Chubby (a play on the slang idiom "pop a chubby", meaning to get an erection), is an American Rock / Electric blues singer, composer, and guitarist.
Pope Paul VI (Paulus VI; Paolo VI; born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini; 26 September 1897 – 6 August 1978) reigned from 21 June 1963 to his death in 1978.
A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.
The port of Amsterdam (Haven van Amsterdam) is a seaport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
The Port of Le Havre is the Port and port authority of the French city of Le Havre.
Port of Shadows (Le Quai des brumes) is a 1938 French film directed by Marcel Carné.
Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française) is the executive head of state of France in the French Fifth Republic.
The Prix Goncourt (Le prix Goncourt,, The Goncourt Prize) is a prize in French literature, given by the académie Goncourt to the author of "the best and most imaginative prose work of the year".
The Prix Médicis is a French literary award given each year in November.
The pump organ, reed organ, harmonium, or melodeon is a type of free-reed organ that generates sound as air flows past a vibrating piece of thin metal in a frame.
The Rally for the Republic (Rassemblement pour la République; RPR), was a Neo-Gaullist and conservative political party in France.
Raoul Dufy (3 June 1877 – 23 March 1953) was a French Fauvist painter, brother of Jean Dufy.
Within the study of demography, the rate of natural increase (RNI) is classified as the crude birth rate minus the crude death rate.
Raymond Claude Ferdinand Aron (14 March 1905 – 17 October 1983) was a French philosopher, sociologist, political scientist, and journalist. He is best known for his 1955 book The Opium of the Intellectuals, the title of which inverts Karl Marx's claim that religion was the opium of the people – Aron argues that in post-war France, Marxism was the opium of the intellectuals.
Raymond Queneau (21 February 1903 – 25 October 1976) was a French novelist, poet, critic, editor and co-founder and president of Oulipo (Ouvroir de littérature potentielle), notable for his wit and cynical humour.
A regatta is a series of boat races.
Reims (also spelled Rheims), a city in the Grand Est region of France, lies east-northeast of Paris.
Jules Gustave René Coty (20 March 188422 November 1962) was President of France from 1954 to 1959.
The Republic of the Congo (République du Congo), also known as the Congo-Brazzaville, the Congo Republic or simply the Congo, is a country in Central Africa.
Rexford Raymond "Rex" Cherryman (October 30, 1896 – August 10, 1928) was an American actor of the stage and screen whose career was most prolific during the 1920s.
Ric Hochet is a Franco-Belgian comics series created by Tibet (drawings) and André-Paul Duchâteau (scripts).
Richard Parkes Bonington (25 October 1802 – 23 September 1828) was an English Romantic landscape painter, who moved to France at the age of 14 and can also be considered as a French artist, and an intermediary bringing aspects of English style to France.
Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) ships are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo, such as cars, trucks, semi-trailer trucks, trailers, and railroad cars, that are driven on and off the ship on their own wheels or using a platform vehicle, such as a self-propelled modular transporter.
Rolleville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rouen (Latin: Archidioecesis Rothomagensis; French: Archidiocèse de Rouen) is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in France.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Le Havre (Latin: Dioecesis Portus Gratiae; French: Diocèse du Havre) is a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in France.
Rouen (Frankish: Rodomo; Rotomagus, Rothomagus) is a city on the River Seine in the north of France.
Safran S.A. is a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component and defense company.
Sailing (also known as yachting until 2000) has been one of the Olympic sports since the Games of the I Olympiad, held in Athens, Greece, in 1896.
Saint-Aubin-Routot is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
The Saint-Louis Region of Senegal is on the border with Mauritania.
Sainte-Adresse is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
Sandouville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime département in the Normandy region in northern France.
The Sandouville Renault Factory is a car plant belonging to the Renault Group, established in 1964 at Sandouville in the Seine-Maritime department, not far from the port of Le Havre.
Sassetot-le-Mauconduit is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
The Paris Institute of Political Studies (Institut d'études politiques de Paris), commonly referred as Sciences Po, is a highly selective French university (legally a grande école).
A seaside resort is a resort town or resort hotel, located on the coast.
The French Second Empire (Second Empire) was the Imperial Bonapartist regime of Napoleon III from 1852 to 1870, between the Second Republic and the Third Republic, in France.
Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation of that material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.
The Seine (La Seine) is a river and an important commercial waterway within the Paris Basin in the north of France.
Seine-Maritime is a department of France in the Normandy region of northern France.
A shipowner is the owner of a merchant vessel (commercial ship) and is involved in the shipping industry.
Sidel is a manufacturing company providing packaging equipment for liquids such as water; carbonated and non-carbonated soft drinks; and sensitive beverages like milk, liquid dairy products, juices, nectars, tea, coffee, isotonics and beer.
Silt is granular material of a size between sand and clay, whose mineral origin is quartz and feldspar.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
A skatepark, or skate park, is a purpose-built recreational environment made for skateboarding, BMX, scooter, wheelchair, and aggressive inline skating.
Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs, also small and medium enterprises) or small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are businesses whose personnel numbers fall below certain limits.
The Société nationale des chemins de fer français (SNCF, "French National Railway Company") is France's national state-owned railway company.
Photovoltaic solar panels absorb sunlight as a source of energy to generate electricity.
The Solitaire du Figaro, previously called the Course de l'Aurore, is a solo multi-stage sailing race created in 1970 by Jean-Louis Guillemard and Jean-Michel Barrault.
Sophie Marceau (born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu; 17 November 1966) is a French actress, director, screenwriter, and author.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.
Stade Jules Deschaseaux is a multi-purpose stadium in Le Havre, France.
The Stade Océane (or Grand Stade du Havre) is a football stadium in Le Havre, France.
Saint Thomas Basket Le Havre or simply STB Le Havre is a basketball club based in Le Havre, France that plays in the Pro B division of the Ligue Nationale de Basket (LNB).
The stem is the most forward part of a boat or ship's bow and is an extension of the keel itself.
Steve Mandanda Mpidi (born 28 March 1985) is a French professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Marseille and the France national team.
A stevedore, longshoreman, or dockworker is a waterfront manual laborer who is involved in loading and unloading ships, trucks, trains or airplanes.
A storm surge, storm flood or storm tide is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly associated with low pressure weather systems (such as tropical cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones), the severity of which is affected by the shallowness and orientation of the water body relative to storm path, as well as the timing of tides.
Street art is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues.
Subprefecture is an administrative division of a country that is below prefecture or province.
In France, a subprefecture (sous-préfecture) is the administrative center of a departmental arrondissement that does not contain the prefecture for its department.
Sulfur dioxide (also sulphur dioxide in British English) is the chemical compound with the formula.
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.
Sustainable development is the organizing principle for meeting human development goals while at the same time sustaining the ability of natural systems to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services upon which the economy and society depend.
Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
The Tancarville Bridge (Pont de Tancarville in French) is a suspension bridge that crosses the Seine River and connects Tancarville (Seine-Maritime) and Marais-Vernier (Eure), near Le Havre.
In geography, the temperate or tepid climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes, which span between the tropics and the polar regions of Earth.
The tertiary sector or service sector is the third of the three economic sectors of the three-sector theory.
Tetra Pak is a multinational food packaging and processing sub-company of Tetra Laval, with head offices in Lund, Sweden, and Lausanne, Switzerland.
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.
Jean Antoine Théodore Gudin (15 August 1802 – 11 April 1880) was a French painter of the 19th century, born in Paris.
The Brain (Le Cerveau) is a 1969 French comedy film directed by Gérard Oury, about a second train robbery by the brain behind the Great Train Robbery of 1963.
The Broken Ear (L'Oreille cassée), also published as Tintin and the Broken Ear, is the sixth volume of The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé.
The Fairy (La Fée) is a 2011 French-Belgian comedy film written and directed by Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy.
The Republicans (Les Républicains; LR) is a centre-right political party in France.
The Seven Crystal Balls (Les Sept Boules de Cristal) is the thirteenth volume of The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé.
Thomas Couture (21 December 1815 – 30 March 1879) was a French history painter and teacher.
Thomas d'Esterre Roberts (7 March 1893 – 28 February 1976) was an English Jesuit priest, who served as Archbishop of Bombay, India, from 1937 to 1950.
Thrust reversal, also called reverse thrust, is the temporary diversion of an aircraft engine's thrust so that it is directed forward, rather than backward.
Tibet, the pseudonym of Gilbert Gascard (29 October 1931 – 3 January 2010), was a French cartoonist in the Franco-Belgian comics tradition.
The tidal range is the vertical difference between the high tide and the succeeding low tide.
Tintin is the fictional hero of The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé.
Total S.A. is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company and one of the seven "Supermajor" oil companies in the world.
The Transat Jacques Vabre is a yachting race that follows the historic coffee trading route between France and Brazil.
Transport express régional (usually shortened to TER) is the brand name used by the SNCF, the French national railway company, to denote rail service run by the regional councils of France, specifically their organised transport authorities.
A transport hub (also transport interchange) is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles or between transport modes.
Les Trente Glorieuses ("The Glorious Thirty") refers to the thirty years from 1945 to 1975 following the end of the Second World War in France.
Tristan Murail (born 11 March 1947) is a French composer associated with the "spectral" technique of composition.
Trivial (La disparue de Deauville) is a 2007 French crime drama film directed by Sophie Marceau and starring Christopher Lambert, Sophie Marceau, and Nicolas Briançon.
Tropic of Cancer is a novel by Henry Miller that has been described as "notorious for its candid sexuality" and as responsible for the "free speech that we now take for granted in literature".
Tunisia (تونس; Berber: Tunes, ⵜⵓⵏⴻⵙ; Tunisie), officially the Republic of Tunisia, (الجمهورية التونسية) is a sovereign state in Northwest Africa, covering. Its northernmost point, Cape Angela, is the northernmost point on the African continent. It is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Tunisia's population was estimated to be just under 11.93 million in 2016. Tunisia's name is derived from its capital city, Tunis, which is located on its northeast coast. Geographically, Tunisia contains the eastern end of the Atlas Mountains, and the northern reaches of the Sahara desert. Much of the rest of the country's land is fertile soil. Its of coastline include the African conjunction of the western and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Basin and, by means of the Sicilian Strait and Sardinian Channel, feature the African mainland's second and third nearest points to Europe after Gibraltar. Tunisia is a unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic. It is considered to be the only full democracy in the Arab World. It has a high human development index. It has an association agreement with the European Union; is a member of La Francophonie, the Union for the Mediterranean, the Arab Maghreb Union, the Arab League, the OIC, the Greater Arab Free Trade Area, the Community of Sahel-Saharan States, the African Union, the Non-Aligned Movement, the Group of 77; and has obtained the status of major non-NATO ally of the United States. In addition, Tunisia is also a member state of the United Nations and a state party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Close relations with Europe in particular with France and with Italy have been forged through economic cooperation, privatisation and industrial modernization. In ancient times, Tunisia was primarily inhabited by Berbers. Phoenician immigration began in the 12th century BC; these immigrants founded Carthage. A major mercantile power and a military rival of the Roman Republic, Carthage was defeated by the Romans in 146 BC. The Romans, who would occupy Tunisia for most of the next eight hundred years, introduced Christianity and left architectural legacies like the El Djem amphitheater. After several attempts starting in 647, the Muslims conquered the whole of Tunisia by 697, followed by the Ottoman Empire between 1534 and 1574. The Ottomans held sway for over three hundred years. The French colonization of Tunisia occurred in 1881. Tunisia gained independence with Habib Bourguiba and declared the Tunisian Republic in 1957. In 2011, the Tunisian Revolution resulted in the overthrow of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, followed by parliamentary elections. The country voted for parliament again on 26 October 2014, and for President on 23 November 2014.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
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 Instituts universitaires de technologie or IUT (translated as "University Institutes of Technology") are part of the university system in France.
In France, an urban unit (fr: "unité urbaine") is a statistical area defined by INSEE, the French national statistics office, for the measurement of contiguously built-up areas.
Veolia Transport (formerly Connex and CGEA Transport) was the international transport services division of the French-based multinational company Veolia Environnement until the 2011 merger that gave rise to Veolia Transdev.
Versailles-Chantiers is the principal railway station serving the city of Versailles.
Vikash Dhorasoo (born 10 October 1973) is a French former footballer of Mauritian descent who played at both professional and international levels as a midfielder.
Villerville is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.
The water table is the upper surface of the zone of saturation.
William Turner (29 November 1789 – 7 August 1862) was an English painter who specialised in watercolour landscapes.
A wind turbine is a device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy.
Windsurfing is a surface water sport that combines elements of surfing and sailing.
The workforce or labour force (labor force in American English; see spelling differences) is the labour pool in employment.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yara International ASA is a Norwegian chemical company.
Youssou N'Dour (born 1 October 1959) is a Senegalese singer, songwriter, composer, occasional actor, businessman, and politician.
Yvetot is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
The 1900 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1900), today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Paris, France, in 1900.
The 1924 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1924), officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1924 in Paris, France.
The 64th Cannes Film Festival was held from 11 to 22 May 2011.
The 37th César Awards ceremony, presented by the French Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques (Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma), was held on 24 February 2012, at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris.
Breaute, Coat of arms of Le Havre, Havre de Grâce, L'Havre, Le Harve, Le Harve, Upper Normandy, Le Harvre, Le Havre, France, Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret, Le Havre-de-Grace, Le Havre-de-Grâce.