Gironde

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Gironde (, US usually, ; Gironda) is a department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwest France.wikipedia
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Departments of France

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Gironde (, US usually, ; Gironda) is a department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwest France.
The largest in area is Gironde (10,000 km²), while the smallest is the city of Paris (105 km²).

Bordeaux wine

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The Bordeaux wine region is in the Gironde.
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.

Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Gironde (, US usually, ; Gironda) is a department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwest France. Gironde is part of the current region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and is surrounded by the departments of Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne and Charente-Maritime and the Atlantic Ocean on the west.
Nouvelle-Aquitaine comprises twelve departments : Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne.

Gascony

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It was created from parts of the former provinces of Guyenne and Gascony.
It is currently divided between the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine (departments of Landes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, southwestern Gironde, and southern Lot-et-Garonne) and the region of Occitanie (departments of Gers, Hautes-Pyrénées, southwestern Tarn-et-Garonne, and western Haute-Garonne).

Girondins

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From 1793 to 1795, the department's name was changed to Bec-d'Ambès to avoid the association with the revolutionary party, the Girondists.
The Girondins were a group of loosely affiliated individuals rather than an organized political party and the name was at first informally applied because the most prominent exponents of their point of view were deputies to the Legislative Assembly from the département of Gironde in southwest France.

Gironde estuary

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It is named after the Gironde estuary, a major waterway.
The Gironde is approximately 75 km long and 3–12 km (2–7 miles) wide and the French département Gironde is named after it.

Landes (department)

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Gironde is part of the current region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and is surrounded by the departments of Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne and Charente-Maritime and the Atlantic Ocean on the west.
The Landes is part of the current region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and is surrounded by the departments of Gironde, Lot-et-Garonne, Gers, and Pyrénées-Atlantiques, as well as the Atlantic Ocean on the west.

Jacques Cousteau

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It is also the birthplace of Jacques-Yves Cousteau who studied the sea and all forms of life in water.
Cousteau was born on 11 June 1910, in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France, to Daniel and Élisabeth Cousteau.

Lacanau

Gironde is well known for the Côte d'Argent beach which is Europe's longest, attracting many surfers to Lacanau each year.
Lacanau is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

French Revolution

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Gironde is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on 4 March 1790.
Late in 1791, a group of Assembly members who propagated war against Austria and Prussia was, after some remark of politician Maximilien Robespierre, henceforth indicated as the 'Girondins', although not all of them really came from the southern province of Gironde.

Lot-et-Garonne

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Gironde is part of the current region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and is surrounded by the departments of Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne and Charente-Maritime and the Atlantic Ocean on the west.
Lot-et-Garonne is part of the current region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and is surrounded by the departments of Lot, Tarn-et-Garonne, Gers, Landes, Gironde, and Dordogne.

Gironde's 1st constituency

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The 1st constituency of the Gironde (French: Première circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.

Charente-Maritime

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Gironde is part of the current region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and is surrounded by the departments of Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne and Charente-Maritime and the Atlantic Ocean on the west.
Charente-Maritime is surrounded by the departments of Gironde, Charente, Deux-Sèvres, Dordogne and Vendée.

Gironde's 2nd constituency

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The 2nd constituency of the Gironde (French: Deuxième circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.

Gironde's 3rd constituency

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The 3rd constituency of the Gironde (French: Troisième circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.

Gironde's 4th constituency

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The 4th constituency of the Gironde (French: Quatrième circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.

Gironde's 5th constituency

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The 5th constituency of the Gironde (French: Cinquième circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.

Gironde's 6th constituency

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The 6th constituency of the Gironde (French: Sixième circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.

Gironde's 7th constituency

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The 7th constituency of the Gironde (French: Septième circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.

Gironde's 8th constituency

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The 8th constituency of the Gironde (French: Huitième circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.

Catherine Fabre

Catherine Fabre is a French politician who was elected to the French National Assembly on 18 June 2017, representing the department of Gironde.

Gironde's 9th constituency

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The 9th constituency of the Gironde (French: Neuvième circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.

Gironde's 10th constituency

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The 10th constituency of the Gironde (French: Dixième circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.

Guyenne

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It was created from parts of the former provinces of Guyenne and Gascony.
Under the French Revolution, the departments formed from Guyenne proper were those of Gironde, Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne, Lot, Aveyron and the chief part of Tarn-et-Garonne.

Gironde's 11th constituency

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The 11th constituency of the Gironde (French: Onzième circonscription de la Gironde) is a French legislative constituency in Gironde département.