Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Aquitaine

AquitanianAquitainianAquitania
The region was created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014 through the merger of three regions: Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes.
Since 1 January 2016 it has been part of the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Bayonne

Bayonne, FranceBaionaLapurdum
The region has 25 major urban areas, among which the most important after Bordeaux are Bayonne (288,000 inhabitants), Limoges (283,000), Poitiers (255,000), Pau (241,000), and La Rochelle (206,000), as well as 11 major clusters.
Bayonne (Gascon: Baiona ; Baiona ; Bayona) is a city and commune and one of the two sub-prefectures of the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.

Bordeaux

Bordeaux, FranceBurdigalaBordelais
Its largest city, Bordeaux, together with its suburbs and satellite cities, forms the 7th-largest metropolitan area of France, with 850,000 inhabitants.
It is the capital of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, as well as the prefecture of the Gironde department.

Limousin

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The region was created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014 through the merger of three regions: Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes.
On 1 January 2016, it became part of the new administrative region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques

PauPau, FrancePalois
The region has 25 major urban areas, among which the most important after Bordeaux are Bayonne (288,000 inhabitants), Limoges (283,000), Poitiers (255,000), Pau (241,000), and La Rochelle (206,000), as well as 11 major clusters.
Pau (, ; Paue ) is a commune on the northern edge of the Pyrenees, and capital of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques Département in the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France.

Poitou-Charentes

Poitou CharentesPoitou-CharenteCentre-Ouest
The region was created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014 through the merger of three regions: Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes.
It is part of the new region Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Royan

Church of Our LadyRoyan, France
The agricultural region of Europe with the greatest turnover, it is the French region with the most tourism jobs, as it has three of the four historic resorts on the French Atlantic coast: (Arcachon, Biarritz and Royan), as well as several ski resorts (e.g. Gourette), and is the fifth French region for business creation (all sectors).
Royan (and in the Saintongeais dialect) is a commune and town in the south-west of France, in the department of Charente-Maritime in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Biarritz

Biarritz, FranceB'''i'''arritzMusée de la mer
The agricultural region of Europe with the greatest turnover, it is the French region with the most tourism jobs, as it has three of the four historic resorts on the French Atlantic coast: (Arcachon, Biarritz and Royan), as well as several ski resorts (e.g. Gourette), and is the fifth French region for business creation (all sectors).
Biarritz is located in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

University of Limoges

Université de LimogesLimoges
After Île-de-France, New Aquitaine is the premier French region in research and innovation, with five universities (Bordeaux, La Rochelle, Limoges, Poitiers and Pau) and several Grandes Ecoles.
It is one of the main higher education institutions in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Navarre

NavarraNavarreseForal Community of Navarre
Nouvelle-Aquitaine is delimited by four other French regions (Pays de la Loire to the north-west, Centre-Val de Loire to the northeast, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes to the east, and Occitanie to the south-east), three autonomous communities in Spain to the south (from east to west, Aragon, Navarre, and Basque Country), and the North Atlantic Ocean (the eastern part of Bay of Biscay, Golfe de Gascogne in French) to the west.
Navarre (Navarra ; Nafarroa ; Navarra ), officially the Chartered Community of Navarre (Comunidad Foral de Navarra ; Nafarroako Foru Komunitatea ), is an autonomous community and province in northern Spain, bordering the Basque Autonomous Community, La Rioja, and Aragon in Spain and Nouvelle-Aquitaine in France.

Southern France

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The new region includes major parts of Southern France ("Midi de la France"), marked by Basque, Occitan and Oïl (Poitevin and Saintongeais) cultures.
It includes: Nouvelle-Aquitaine in the west, Occitanie in the centre, the southern parts of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in the northeast, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the southeast, as well as the island of Corsica in the southeast.

2015 French regional elections

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The new region was established on 1 January 2016, following the regional elections in December 2015.

Poitiers

Poitiers, FrancePoitevinLimonum
The region has 25 major urban areas, among which the most important after Bordeaux are Bayonne (288,000 inhabitants), Limoges (283,000), Poitiers (255,000), Pau (241,000), and La Rochelle (206,000), as well as 11 major clusters.
At the height of their power, the Counts of Poitiers governed a large domain, including both Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Poitou.

Occitanie

OccitaniaOccitanie regionLanguedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées
Nouvelle-Aquitaine is delimited by four other French regions (Pays de la Loire to the north-west, Centre-Val de Loire to the northeast, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes to the east, and Occitanie to the south-east), three autonomous communities in Spain to the south (from east to west, Aragon, Navarre, and Basque Country), and the North Atlantic Ocean (the eastern part of Bay of Biscay, Golfe de Gascogne in French) to the west.
It has a Mediterranean coast on the southeast and is neighbored by Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur on the east, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes on the northeast, and Nouvelle-Aquitaine on the west and northwest, as well as foreign borders of Andorra (Canillo, Encamp, La Massana, Ordino) and Spain (Aragon and Catalonia) on the south.

Corrèze

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Nouvelle-Aquitaine comprises twelve departments : Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne.
Since 2015, the department is administrated by the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Gironde

Gironde estuary33Gironde department
Nouvelle-Aquitaine comprises twelve departments : Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne.
Gironde (, US usually, ; Gironda) is a department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwest France.

Arrondissement of Pau

Pau
Going through Bazas, Mont-de-Marsan and Aire-sur-Adour, she joined the Greater Pau at Lescar.
The arrondissement of Pau (Distrito de Pau, Paueko barrutia) is an arrondissement of France in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Angoulême

AngoulemeAngoulême, FranceAngoulème
Dotted with small hills, he seems to live to the rhythm of the Charente, real artery watering its major cities, Angoulême, Cognac and Jarnac.
Angoulême (Poitevin-Saintongeais: Engoulaeme; Engoleime) is a commune, the capital of the Charente department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.

Lot-et-Garonne

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Nouvelle-Aquitaine comprises twelve departments : Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne.
Lot-et-Garonne (, Òlt e Garona) is a department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of Southwestern France.

Charente

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Nouvelle-Aquitaine comprises twelve departments : Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne.
Charente (Saintongeais: Chérente; Charanta) is a department in western France, north half of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Landes (department)

LandesLandes departmentdepartment of Landes
Nouvelle-Aquitaine comprises twelve departments : Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne.
The Landes (Lanas ) is a department in southwestern France and in the south half of the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Haute-Vienne

Haute Vienne8787 - Haute-Vienne
Nouvelle-Aquitaine comprises twelve departments : Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne.
It is one of the 12 departments that together constitute the French region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Basses-PyrénéesPyrénées AtlantiquesPyrenees-Atlantiques
Nouvelle-Aquitaine comprises twelve departments : Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne.
Pyrénées-Atlantiques (Gascon: Pirenèus-Atlantics; Pirinio Atlantiarrak or Pirinio Atlantikoak) is a department in the southwest corner of France and of the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Basque Country (autonomous community)

Basque CountryBasqueBasque Autonomous Community
Nouvelle-Aquitaine is delimited by four other French regions (Pays de la Loire to the north-west, Centre-Val de Loire to the northeast, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes to the east, and Occitanie to the south-east), three autonomous communities in Spain to the south (from east to west, Aragon, Navarre, and Basque Country), and the North Atlantic Ocean (the eastern part of Bay of Biscay, Golfe de Gascogne in French) to the west.
The Basque Country borders Cantabria and the Burgos province to the west, the Bay of Biscay to the north, France (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) and Navarre to the east and La Rioja (the Ebro River) to the south.

Vienne

86Archbishop of VienneCS Vienne
Nouvelle-Aquitaine comprises twelve departments : Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne.
Vienne is a department in the French region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine.