Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques

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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.wikipedia
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Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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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.
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.

Château de Pau

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The name of Horizons Palois aims to protect this vision, in particular with the famous Boulevard des Pyrénées which extends for 1.8 km from the Château de Pau to the Parc Beaumont.
The Château de Pau (Pau Castle, Paueko gaztelua) is a castle in the centre of the city of Pau, the capital of Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Béarn.

Charles XIV John of Sweden

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It was during the 18th century when another famous person was born in Pau, Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte who became Marshal of the Empire and King of Sweden, today still the ruling dynasty of Sweden and also of Norway when that country was under the Swedish monarchy. King Charles XIV of Sweden, the first royal Bernadotte, was born in Pau in the 18th century.
Born in Pau in southern France, Bernadotte joined the French Royal Army in 1780.

Gare de Pau

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Pau turned widely with the construction of many villas and mansions to accommodate these wintering rich people, the city also developed all elements of modernity for their comfort: baths, funicular and railway station.
The gare de Pau is a railway station in Pau, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France.

Boulevard des Pyrénées

The name of Horizons Palois aims to protect this vision, in particular with the famous Boulevard des Pyrénées which extends for 1.8 km from the Château de Pau to the Parc Beaumont.
The Boulevard des Pyrénées is a boulevard in the town of Pau in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département of south-west France.

Gave de Pau

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Bordered by the Gave de Pau, the city is located 100 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 50 km from Spain.
It takes its name from the city Pau, through which it flows.

Pau Pyrénées Airport

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Pau is served by the Pau Pyrénées Airport 10 km away.
Pau Pyrénées Airport (Aéroport Pau Pyrénées) is an airport serving Pau, France.

Tarbes

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Pau is located 200 km west of Toulouse, 30 km from Tarbes and Lourdes, 25 km from Oloron.
It maintains close relations with Aquitaine and, in particular, with Pau, a nearby town of the Pre-Pyrenees.

Henry IV of France

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He gained access to the throne of France in 1589 under the title of Henry IV.
Henry de Bourbon was born in Pau, the capital of the joint Kingdom of Navarre with the sovereign principality of Béarn.

Béarn

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The city is located in the heart of the former sovereign Principality of Béarn, of which it was the capital from 1464. Pau thus became the fourth historic capital of Béarn, after Lescar, Morlaàs and Orthez.
1100), Orthez (from the second half of the 13th century), then Pau (beginning in the mid-15th century).

Funiculaire de Pau

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Pau turned widely with the construction of many villas and mansions to accommodate these wintering rich people, the city also developed all elements of modernity for their comfort: baths, funicular and railway station.
The Funiculaire de Pau, or Pau Funicular, is a funicular railway in the city of Pau in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département of southwestern France.

Orthez

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Pau thus became the fourth historic capital of Béarn, after Lescar, Morlaàs and Orthez.
It lies 40 km NW of Pau on the Southern railway to Bayonne.

Pyrénées-Atlantiques

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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.
Principal settlements include Pau, Oloron-Sainte-Marie, Orthez, Biarritz, Bayonne, Anglet, Urrugne, Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Hendaye.

Lourdes

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Pau is located 200 km west of Toulouse, 30 km from Tarbes and Lourdes, 25 km from Oloron.
The Gave then branches off to the west towards the Béarn, running past the banks of the Grotto and on downstream to Pau and then Biarritz.

François Bayrou

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In 2008, at the end of a bitter political struggle, which included François Bayrou, Martine Lignières-Cassou became mayor of Pau.
He was also a member of the National Assembly for a seat in Pyrénées-Atlantiques from 1986 to 2012, MEP from 1999 to 2002 and is currently the mayor of Pau since 2014.

Departments of France

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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.

Luy de Béarn

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The lands of the commune are also watered by the Luy de Béarn, a tributary the Luy, and by its tributaries, the Aïgue Longue and the Uzan, as well as the Soust, the Herrère, the Ousse and the Ousse des Bois, tributaries of the Gave de Pau.
The source of the Luy de Béarn is at the base of the plateau of Ger, east of Pau.

Gaston III, Count of Foix

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Gaston Fébus (descendant of the counts of Foix and one of the first iconic figures of Béarn), who was very attached to the independence of his small country.
Fébus paid homage to the French king for his own county, but starting in 1347 he refused to give homage for Béarn, which he claimed as an independent fief, with its chief seat his stronghold at Pau, a site that had been fortified by the 11th century, which was later made the official capital of Béarn in 1464.

Luy

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The lands of the commune are also watered by the Luy de Béarn, a tributary the Luy, and by its tributaries, the Aïgue Longue and the Uzan, as well as the Soust, the Herrère, the Ousse and the Ousse des Bois, tributaries of the Gave de Pau.
Both rise in Béarn, at the base of the plateau of Ger, east of Pau.

Alexander Taylor (physician)

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In 1842, the Scottish physician Alexander Taylor (1802–1879) advocated Pau for a winter cure.
Rue Alexander Taylor in Pau is named in his honour.

Palais des Sports de Pau

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New facilities were created, including sports, such as the Zénith de Pau}, the Palais des Sports, the Jaï Alaï, and the artificial whitewater arena.
The Palais des Sports de Pau is an indoor sporting arena that is located in Pau, France.

Lycée Saint Cricq

The Saint-Cricq High School, known in French as Lycée Saint-Cricq is a public High school in Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France.

École nationale d'ingénieurs de Tarbes

ENITNational School of Engineers of Tarbes
The university group and Pyrénées Oceanes Research Campus unites the Groupe ESC Pau, five schools of engineers (ENIT Tarbes,, Bidart-Bayonne, ISA BTP), the (IAE) and the University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour (UPPA), with 15,000 students.
ENIT is located in Tarbes in the département of Hautes-Pyrénées, in the Southwest of France 30 km east of Pau and 150 km south of Toulouse.

House of Bernadotte

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King Charles XIV of Sweden, the first royal Bernadotte, was born in Pau in the 18th century.
Bernadotte, born in the town of Pau, in the province of Béarn, France, had risen to the rank of general during the French Revolution.

List of Navarrese monarchs

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The town and its castle took on a new dimension by becoming the seat of the Kings of Navarre, at the capture of Pamplona, by the Kingdom of Castile in 1512.