Calvados (department)

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Calvados is a department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.wikipedia
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Calvados is a department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. Calvados belongs to the region of Normandy and is surrounded by the departments of Seine-Maritime, Eure, Orne and Manche.
Normandy is divided into five administrative departments: Calvados, Eure, Manche, Orne, and Seine-Maritime.

Departments of France

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

Deauville

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The most notable places in Calvados include Deauville and the formerly elegant 19th-century casino resorts of the coast.
Deauville is a commune in the Calvados département in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

Pays d'Auge

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Calvados includes the Bessin area, the Pays d'Auge and the area known as the "Suisse normande" ("Norman Switzerland"). The department of Calvados has several popular tourist areas: the Bessin, the Plain of Caen, the Bocage Virois, the Côte de Nacre, the Côte Fleurie and the Pays d'Auge.
The Pays d'Auge is an area in Normandy, straddling the départements of Calvados and Orne (plus a small part of the territory of Eure).

Manche

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Calvados belongs to the region of Normandy and is surrounded by the departments of Seine-Maritime, Eure, Orne and Manche.
Manche borders the Normandy departments of Calvados to the east and Orne to the southeast.

Eure

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Calvados belongs to the region of Normandy and is surrounded by the departments of Seine-Maritime, Eure, Orne and Manche.
Eure is part of the current region of Normandy and is surrounded by the departments of Seine-Maritime, Oise, Val-d'Oise, Yvelines, Eure-et-Loir, Orne, and Calvados.

Calvados's 1st constituency

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The 1st constituency of Calvados is a French legislative constituency in the Calvados département.

Orne

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Calvados belongs to the region of Normandy and is surrounded by the departments of Seine-Maritime, Eure, Orne and Manche.
Orne is in the region of Normandy neighbouring Eure, Eure-et-Loir, Sarthe, Manche, Mayenne, and Calvados.

Calvados's 2nd constituency

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The 2nd constituency of Calvados is a French legislative constituency in the Calvados department.

Calvados's 3rd constituency

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The 3rd constituency of Calvados is a French legislative constituency in the Calvados département.

Calvados's 5th constituency

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The 5th constituency of Calvados is a French legislative constituency in the Calvados département.

Calvados's 4th constituency

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The 4th constituency of Calvados is a French legislative constituency in the Calvados département.

Devon County Council

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The Conseil General of Calvados and Devon County Council signed a Twinning Charter in 1971 to develop links with the English county of Devon.
In 1971, Devon County Council signed a Twinning Charter with the Conseil General of Calvados to develop links with the French department of Calvados.

Bayeux

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The Bayeux Tapestry is on display in Bayeux and makes the city one of the most-visited tourist destinations in Normandy.
Bayeux is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandy in northwestern France.

Calvados's 6th constituency

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The 6th constituency of Calvados is a French legislative constituency in the Calvados département.

Jean-Léonce Dupont

The President of the General Council is the centrist Jean-Léonce Dupont, the former dominant figure of the right and centre in the department.
He represents the Calvados department and is both a Vice President of the Senate and his Union for French Democracy Party.

Courseulles-sur-Mer

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Juno Beach Centre at Courseulles-sur-Mer, Calvados, commemorates the D-Day landing of the Canadian liberation forces at Juno Beach during World War II in 1944.
Courseulles-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department (14) in the Normandy region, la Basse-Normandie, in northwestern France, 1.1 km from Graye-sur-Mer, and 3.3 km from Reviers.

Cider

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The area is known for producing butter, cheese, cider and Calvados, the apple spirit that takes its name from the area.
Calvados is made throughout Normandy, France, not just in the Calvados département.

Lisieux

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The cult of Saint Thérèse de Lisieux brings large numbers of people on pilgrimage to Lisieux, where she lived in a Carmelite convent.
Lisieux is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

Cabourg

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Every September, Deauville hosts the Festival of the American Movie and the beach resort of Cabourg hosts the Festival of the Romantic Movie.
Cabourg is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region of France.

Caen

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The department of Calvados has several popular tourist areas: the Bessin, the Plain of Caen, the Bocage Virois, the Côte de Nacre, the Côte Fleurie and the Pays d'Auge.
It is the prefecture of the department of Calvados.

Thérèse of Lisieux

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The cult of Saint Thérèse de Lisieux brings large numbers of people on pilgrimage to Lisieux, where she lived in a Carmelite convent.
Three months after Zélie died, Louis Martin left Alençon, where he had spent his youth and marriage, and moved to Lisieux in the Calvados Department of Normandy, where Zélie's pharmacist brother, Isidore Guérin lived with his wife and their two daughters, Jeanne and Marie.

Ouistreham

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Calvados, via the port of Ouistreham, is an entrance to the continent from Britain.
Ouistreham is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.

Houlgate

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It is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region.

Bessin

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Calvados includes the Bessin area, the Pays d'Auge and the area known as the "Suisse normande" ("Norman Switzerland"). The department of Calvados has several popular tourist areas: the Bessin, the Plain of Caen, the Bocage Virois, the Côte de Nacre, the Côte Fleurie and the Pays d'Auge.
The Bessin corresponds to the former diocese of Bayeux, which was incorporated into the Calvados département following the French Revolution.