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Taller

Taller is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. William II Sanchez of Gascony perpetrated a major defeat of the Vikings at Taller in 982 and they vanished as a serious threat thereafter.

                                               

Bauzy

Bauzy is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department in the Centre region of central France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Bauziens or Bauziennes.

                                               

Cour-Cheverny

Cour-Cheverny is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France. The communes land extends across the Loire Valley and across the Sologne region. Its inhabitants are known as Courchois.

                                               

Pontlevoy

Pontlevoy is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department of central France. The village of Pontlevoy is 14 miles southwest of Blois, in the department of Loir-et-Cher, the eastern part of Touraine. It is a 20-minute drive from the chateaux of Ambois ...

                                               

Sarge-sur-Braye

The commune is bathed by the Braye and the Grenne rivers, which join here before leading as the Braye to the Loir. The town is a part of the canton of Le Perche. It is bordered to the north by Cormenon, to the south by Savigny-sur-Braye, to the e ...

                                               

La Grand-Croix

La Grand-Croix is a commune and the seat of a canton in the Loire department in central France. It lies in the Gier valley. The commune was the main town of the former canton of La Grand-Croix, Arrondissement of Saint-Etienne. It lies on the A47 ...

                                               

Renaison

Renaison lies in the north-western part of the department of the Loire, 10 km west of Roanne in the canton of Renaison. The municipality covers the first foothills of la Madeleine, in the Roanne area. The Chartrain dam or La Tache dam and Rouchai ...

                                               

Rive-de-Gier

Rive-de-Gier is a commune in the Loire department in central France. It was an important center of Loire coal mining basin, glass making and iron and steel manufacture in the 19th century. In the late 20th century the town lost most of its heavy ...

                                               

Saint-Sauveur-en-Rue

Saint Sauveur en Rue is located in the south of the Parc Naturel Regional du Pilat, it is the southernmost town of the department of the Loire departement. Saint Sauveur is located 6 km from Haute-Loire departement, 10 km from the Ardeche departe ...

                                               

Les Salles

Les Salles is a part of the Forez region and is located to the extreme west of the Loire department. The territory represents an area of 2521 ha. The territory is composed of: A border and mountainous forest in the North West in the foothills of ...

                                               

Abbaretz

Abbaretz is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in the Pays de la Loire region of western France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Abbarois or Abbaroises.

                                               

Batz-sur-Mer

Batz-sur-Mer is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. The commune is situated on a former island that, until around the 9th century, was separate from the mainland at Guerande and the neighboring island of Le Croisic. Th ...

                                               

Bouvron, Loire-Atlantique

Bouvron is near the following communes: Blain, Fay-de-Bretagne, Guenrouet, Savenay, Campbon and Quilly. The commune is near the Canal de Nantes à Brest and the forest of Gavre. Bouvron is situated 36 km to the east of Saint-Nazaire and 49 km to t ...

                                               

Brains, Loire-Atlantique

Brains is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in the Pays de la Loire region in France. The commune is a part of historical Brittany, in the traditional region of Retz, and in the historical region of Nantes. Its inhabitants are called B ...

                                               

La Chapelle-Launay

Located halfway between the cities of Nantes and St. Nazaire, it is well served by transport networks. The town is in the west of the Loire-Atlantic, just north of the Loire estuary. The nearest town close by are Savenay at 2.7 km.

                                               

Coueron

Coueron is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. It is part of the historic French Brittany. Coueron is one of the 24 communes of the Nantes Metropole.

                                               

Joue-sur-Erdre

Joue-sur-Erdre is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. People from Joue-sur-Erdre are called Joveens men and Joveennes women.

                                               

Mouzeil

The town is crossed east to west by the D16 motorway and north to south by the D24. Mouzeil was served by the Serge to Nantes-Etat rail line from 1885 until 2011, when it was closed.

                                               

Reze

Reze is a commune and former bishopric in the Loire-Atlantique department in the Pays de la Loire region of western France. It was also called Ratiate in the Middle Ages and Rezay in the High Middle Ages. Inhabitants of Reze are called Rezeens.

                                               

Saint-Herblain

Saint-Herblain is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. It is the largest suburb of the city of Nantes, and lies adjacent to its west side.

                                               

Gondreville, Loiret

Gondreville Gondulphi + villa ; "farm of Gondulphe" was an old farm from Gallo-Roman times. Historically and in some publications, it has been known as Gondreville la Franche since the mid-seventeenth century, but this name has almost disappeared ...

                                               

Olivet, Loiret

Olivet is located in the septentrional bend of the Loire, which crosses from east to west. Olivet belongs to the vallee de la Loire sector between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes-sur-Loire, which was in 2000 inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage ...

                                               

Assier

Assier is a commune in the Lot department in the Occitanie region of south-western France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Assierois or Assieroises.

                                               

Luzech

Luzech is a small town of around 1.650 inhabitants, located in the Quercy at the heart of the vineyard of Cahors wine making region AOC on the ancient line Monsempron – Libos – Cahors between Fumel and Cahors. Encircled by the Lot River, Luzech i ...

                                               

Martel, Lot

The name of the town means "hammer", and three of these are to be seen on the towns coat of arms. Charles Martel, who earned the nickname "hammer" after his victory in the Battle of Tours in 732, is said to have founded the town. Henry the Young ...

                                               

Puy-lEvêque

Puy-lEvêque is a commune of France situated in the Lot department, within the Occitanie region. The town is picturesquely situated at the neck of a long loop of the Lot in Quercy on the D811 between Fumel and Cahors, at the center of the Cahors w ...

                                               

Vayrac

The name Vayrac, of Gallo-Roman origin, is based on a surname Varius. The ending -ac is derived from the suffix Gallic -acon itself from the common Celtic *-āko-, often Latinized in -acum in the texts. This is the domain of Varius.

                                               

Lendou-en-Quercy

                                               

Francescas

Francescas is a commune in the Lot-et-Garonne department in south-western France. While its inhabitants number less than eight hundred, it is neither isolated, nor without commerce. A kind and friendly village, having lots of commerce: bakery, gr ...

                                               

Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot

Human inhabitation has been present around the area since the early Iron Age. The commune of Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot itself was founded in 1289 as Sainte-Livrade dOlt, Olt being the Occitan and former name of the Lot River. The current name was ad ...

                                               

Vianne

The territories of Aquitania and Gascony were highly desirable lands and in order to protect and also control the people living there a series of fortified villages," bastides” were founded from about 1229. Where Vianne now lies already existed a ...

                                               

Meyrueis

The town of Meyrueis is located between the foothills of Mont Aigoual to the south, and the Causse Mejean to the north. The town thus marks the border between the geographic areas of the Grands Causses, Causse Noir and Causse Mejean, and the Ceve ...

                                               

Saint-Chely-dApcher

The Gevaudan Beast is an animal at the origin of many attacks against women and children between 1764 and 1767. It looked like a wolf or a werewolf. The beast is a legend but many people were actually killed.

                                               

Le Puy-Notre-Dame

Le Puy-Notre-Dame or Le Puy is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France. The village is built on the hill of Puy. Its inhabitants are known as Puechens.

                                               

Savennieres

Savennieres is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France. It lies near the Loire River 15 km 9.3 mi south west of Angers and is best known for its production of highly rated white wine. With production predominantly centred on ...

                                               

Montsoreau

                                               

Cerisy-la-Forêt

The climate is oceanic. Annual rainfall is close to 900 mm. Rains are fairly frequent throughout the year but more abundant in autumn and winter, in connection with disturbances from the Atlantic Ocean. Rarely intense, they often fall in the form ...

                                               

Hiesville

Hiesville is a commune in the Manche department in north-western France. A small commune, Hiesville covers an area of just 4.03 km 2. It is bounded by Boutteville to the north, Blosville to the west, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont to the east, and Viervill ...

                                               

Lessay

Lessay is a commune in the Manche department in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, the former commune of Angoville-sur-Ay was merged into Lessay.

                                               

Rauville-la-Place

Rauville-la-Place is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy France. It is located just to the northeast of Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte. In 2007 the population was 391.

                                               

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue

Saint-Vaast is the Norman name of Saint Vedast and Hougue is a Norman language word meaning a "mound" or "loaf" and comes from the Old Norse word haugr.

                                               

Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Manche

Saint-Marie-du-Mont is located in the southeast of the Cotentin Peninsula, just north of the town of Carentan, and west of the Baie des Veys, the outlet of the Douve and the Vire. The commune has a vast area in relation to neighbouring communes, ...

                                               

Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Sainte-Mere-Eglise is a commune in the northwestern French department of Manche, in Normandy. On 1 January 2016, the former communes of Beuzeville-au-Plain, Chef-du-Pont, Ecoqueneauville and Foucarville were merged into Sainte-Mere-Eglise. On 1 J ...

                                               

Arcis-le-Ponsart

Arcis-le-Ponsart is a commune in the Marne department in northeastern France. It is located along the D25 road, south of Courville, 32.2 kilometres by road southwest of Reims. The commune of Arcis-le-Ponsart has an area of 15.4 square kilometres. ...

                                               

Bussy-le-Chateau

Bussy-le-Chateau is a commune in the Marne department in the Grand Est region of north-eastern France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Bussinais or Bussinaises.

                                               

Chatillon-sur-Marne

Chatillon-sur-Marne is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France. It lies in the valley of the Marne River, surrounded by the Parc Naturel de la Montagne de Reims. It lies in the historic province of Champagne. The village stands ...

                                               

Fismes

Fismes is a commune in the Marne department in the Grand Est region of north-eastern France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Fismois or Fismoises The commune has been awarded three flowers by the National Council of Towns and Villages ...

                                               

Orbais-lAbbaye

Orbais-lAbbaye is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France. The abbey at Orbais was founded at the end of the 7th century by Saint Reol, and the remains are situated in the centre of the town.

                                               

Pomacle

The occupation of the territory of Pomacle has a strong history, as the archeological searches reveal. Based on the topographic dictionary of Marne, the term Pomacle is certified for the first time in 1145 in the administrative archives from the ...

                                               

Togny-aux-Boeufs

The main river feeding the village is the Guenelle. The communes territory extends from the southwest of the Champagne, north-east to the valley of Marne.

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