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Arcachon

Arcachon is a commune in the southwestern French department of Gironde. It is a popular seaside resort on the Atlantic coast 55 kilometres southwest of Bordeaux, in the Landes forest. It has a sandy beach and a mild climate said to be favourable ...

                                               

Argentan

Argentan is a commune and the seat of two cantons and of an arrondissement in the Orne department in northwestern France. Argentan is located 180 km 110 miles North-East of Rennes, 131 km 81 Mi-young Mont-Saint-Michel, 188 km 117 mi se of Cherbou ...

                                               

Avranches

Avranches is a commune in the Manche department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. It is a subprefecture of the department. The inhabitants are called Avranchinais.

                                               

Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette is a commune of France and a subprefecture in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, in the Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur region. It is located in the southern French Alps, at the crossroads between Provence, Piedmont and the Dauphi ...

                                               

Bayeux

Bayeux is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandy in northwestern France. Bayeux is the home of the Bayeux tapestry, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. It is also known as the first major city provided ...

                                               

Bethune

Bethune is located in the former province of Artois. It is situated 73 kilometres 45 miles south-east of Calais, 33 kilometres 21 miles west of Lille, and 186 kilometres 116 miles north of Paris.

                                               

Briey

Briey is a former commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in northeastern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Val de Briey. It is located both above and in a steep section of the valley Woigot river, thirty kilomete ...

                                               

Carpentras

Carpentras is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur region in southeastern France. He stands on the shore of Ozone. As the capital of the Comtat Venaissin, often the residence of the popes in Avignon, the Papal Sta ...

                                               

Chateaubriant

Chateaubriant, Breton: Kastell-Briant, Gallo: Chatiaoberiant) is a town in western France, about 350 km southwest of Paris, and one of the three sous-prefectures of the Loire-Atlantique department. Chateaubriant is also situated in the historical ...

                                               

Condom, Gers

Condom, also referred to as Condom-en-Armagnac, is a commune in southwestern France in the department of Gers, of which it is a subprefecture.

                                               

Douai

Douai is a commune in the Nord departement in northern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department. Located on the river Scarpe some 40 kilometres from Lille and 25 km from Arras, Douai is home to one of the regions most impressive belfries. ...

                                               

Dreux

Dreux was known in ancient times as Durocassium, the capital of the Durocasses Celtic tribe. Despite the legend, its name was not related with Druids. The Romans established here a fortified camp known as Castrum Drocas. In the Middle ages, Dreux ...

                                               

Forbach

Forbach is a commune in the department of Moselle in the northeastern French Region of Grand Est. It lies on the border with Germany about 15 minutes from the centre of saarbrücken, Germany, with which it is cross-border conurbation, and is part ...

                                               

Forcalquier

Forcalquier is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Forcalquier is located between the lure and Luberon mountain ranges, about 30 km 19 miles South of the city and 10 km 6.2 miles West of the river durance. ...

                                               

Fougeres

Fougeres is a commune and a sub-prefecture of the Ille-et-Vilaine department in the region of Brittany, northwestern France. Its inhabitants are called Fougerais. In the census of 2014, this glass was 20.189 residents. Area glass is located appro ...

                                               

Guingamp

The Saint Loup festival – national competition of Brittanys dances and international festival – takes place every year around mid August. It always ends by the traditional dance: la Derobee de Guingamp. The main guests are musicians from Asturias ...

                                               

Lens, Pas-de-Calais

Lens, Picard: Linse) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. It is one of the main towns of Hauts-de-France along with Lille, Valenciennes, Amiens, Roubaix, Tourcoing, Arras and Douai. The inhabitants are called Lensois.

                                               

Lisieux

Lisieux is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. It is the capital of the Pays dAuge area, which is characterised by valleys and hedged farmland.

                                               

Lorient

Beginning around 3000 BC, settlements in area of Lorient are attested by the presence of megalithic architecture. Ruins of Roman roads linking Vannes to Quimper and Port-Louis to Carhaix confirm Gallo-Roman presence. In April 1945, the Ministry o ...

                                               

Luneville

Luneville is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in France. It is a sub-Prefecture of the Department and is located on the banks of the Meurthe river at its confluence with the Vezouze.

                                               

Montbeliard

Montbeliard is a city in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comte region in eastern France, about 13 km from the border with Switzerland. It is one of the two subprefectures of the department.

                                               

Montdidier, Somme

The commune has existed since before Roman times, possibly corresponding to the site of Bratuspance. Under Karl, the donjon was built on the North-West of the city, on the Cape Cretaceous, at the Prieuré. It was here, in 774, that Desiderius, kin ...

                                               

Montreuil, Pas-de-Calais

Montreuil-sur-Mer is a sub-prefecture in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. It is located on the Canche river, not far from Etaples. The sea, however, is now some distance away.

                                               

Morlaix

Morlaix is a commune in the Finistere department of Brittany in northwestern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.

                                               

Muret

Muret is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department, of which it is a subprefecture, in the Occitanie region of southwestern France. Its inhabitants are called Muretains. This is the outer edge of the city of Toulouse, although he does not belong ...

                                               

Neufchateau, Vosges

Neufchateau is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France. Inhabitants are called Neocastriens.

                                               

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie is a commune in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department in the region of Bearn in south-western France.

                                               

Pamiers

Pamiers is a commune in the Ariege department in the Occitanie region in southwestern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department. Although Pamiers is the largest city in Ariege, the capital is the smaller town of Foix. The seat of the Bisho ...

                                               

Peronne, Somme

Peronne is a commune of the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. Its close to where in 1916, 1918 and 1918 battles of the Somme took place during the First world war. Museum of the great war, known in French as the historical d ...

                                               

Pontarlier

Pontarlier is a commune and one of the two sub-prefectures of the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comte region in eastern France near the Swiss border.

                                               

Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer is a commune in France. It is a commune and sub-Prefecture of Pas-de-Calais Department 68 km 42 miles West-Northwest of Lille on the railway to Calais. The town is named after Saint Audomar, who brought Christianity to the area. Part o ...

                                               

Saint-Die-des-Vosges

Saint-Die-des-Vosges, commonly referred to as just Saint-Die, is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France. This is a sub-Prefecture of the Department.

                                               

Saint-Gaudens, Haute-Garonne

Saint-Gaudens is a commune and a sub-prefecture of the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France. Saint-Gaudens lies at an altitude of 405 m 1.329 m on a ledge overlooking the valley of the Garonne. It overlooks the Pyrenees and is a natura ...

                                               

Saint-Girons, Ariege

Unlike its close neighbour Saint-Lizier, Saint-Girons isnt an ancient city, there was however a lucus on its present territory where some Roman finds were made during the construction of the train station in the beginning of the twentieth century ...

                                               

Saint-Nazaire

Saint-Nazaire is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France, in traditional Brittany. The town has a major harbour on the right Bank of the Loire river estuary, near the Atlantic ocean. The city is located in the southern part ...

                                               

Saint-Quentin, Aisne

Saint-Quentin is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. It has been identified as the Augusta Veromanduorum of antiquity. It is named after Saint Quentin, who is said to have been martyred there in the 3rd century.

                                               

Saverne

Saverne) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It is situated on the Rhine-Marne canal at the foot of a pass over the Vosges Mountains, and 45 km N.W. of Strasbourg. In 2006, Saverne had a total population ...

                                               

Senlis

Senlis is a commune in the northern French department of Oise. The monarchs of the early French dynasties lived in Senlis, attracted by the proximity of the Chantilly forest. It is known for its Gothic Cathedral and other historical monuments. It ...

                                               

Thann, Haut-Rhin

Thann is a commune in the northeastern French department of Haut-Rhin, in Grand Est. It is the sous-prefecture of the arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller and part of the canton of Cernay. Its inhabitants are known as Thannois.

                                               

Thionville

Thionville) is a commune in the northeastern French department of Moselle. The city is located on the left bank of the river Moselle, opposite its suburb Yutz.

                                               

Valenciennes

Valenciennes, Dutch: Valencijn, Picard: Valincyinne, Latin: Valentianae) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It is situated on the Scheldt France: the river Scheldt. While in the city and region experienced steady population d ...

                                               

Vervins

Vervins is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. It is a subprefecture of the department. It lies between the small streams Vilpion and Chertemps, which drain towards the Serre. It is surrounded by the communes ...

                                               

Arrondissement of Ancenis

The arrondissement of Ancenis is a former arrondissement of France in the Loire-Atlantique department in the Pays de la Loire region. In January 2017 it was merged into the new arrondissement of Chateaubriant-Ancenis. At the time of the merger, i ...

                                               

Arrondissement of Boulay-Moselle

The arrondissement of Boulay-Moselle is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region. In 2015 it was merged into the new arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle. It had 96 communes, and its population was 79 ...

                                               

Arrondissement of Chateau-Salins

The arrondissement of Chateau-Salins is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region. In January 2016 it was merged into the new arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins. It had 128 communes, and its popul ...

                                               

Arrondissement of Chateaubriant

The arrondissement of Chateaubriant is a former arrondissement of France in the Loire-Atlantique department in the Pays de la Loire region. In January 2017 it was merged into the new arrondissement of Chateaubriant-Ancenis. It had 53 communes, an ...

                                               

Arrondissement of Colmar

The arrondissement of Colmar is a former arrondissement of France in the Haut-Rhin department in the Alsace region. In 2015 it was merged into the new arrondissement of Colmar-Ribeauville. It had 62 communes, and its population was 148.444.

                                               

Arrondissement of Forbach

The arrondissement of Forbach is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region. In 2015 it was merged into the new arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle. It had 73 communes, and its population was 167.518.

                                               

Arrondissement of Guebwiller

The arrondissement of Guebwiller is a former arrondissement of France in the Haut-Rhin department in the Alsace region. In 2015 it was disbanded, and most of its communes were assigned to the new arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller, some to the ar ...

                                               

Arrondissement of Haguenau

The arrondissement of Haguenau is a former arrondissement of France in the Bas-Rhin department in the Alsace region. In 2015 it was merged into the new arrondissement of Haguenau-Wissembourg. It had 56 communes, and its population was 130.835.