Charente

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Charente

(French ʃarɑ̃t)
n
1. (Placename) a department of W central France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: Angoulême. Pop: 341 275 (2003 est). Area: 5972 sq km (2329 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in W France, rising in the Massif Central and flowing west to the Bay of Biscay. Length: 362 km (225 miles)
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Usually in Oman we know Paris and the Cote d'Azur but there are many, many regions in France that are to be visited and we are really glad the region Poitou Charentes can show its handicrafts and cultural traditions," he said.
PINEAU DES CHARENTES is a delicious aperitif, which should be better known in this country.
The chamber received subsidies of approximately 3 million between 2002 and 2005 from various public bodies (ERDF, Poitou-Charentes region, Departement de la Charente Maritime, etc) to finance various infrastructure projects at La Rochelle airport.
The gorgeous mahogany Charentes round dining table with curved legs and lacquered finish is complemented by beautiful balloon-back chairs.
That Pineau des Charentes is made by a load of producers, but you can find Chateau Orignac's version around for pounds 12.
Royan is perhaps the area's most popular seaside resort, while close by is the Ile d'Oleron, one of the most beautiful islands off the Charentes coast.
Golfers can choose from Brittany, Normandy, Western Loire, Poitou Charentes and Aquitaine, or combine them for a two-centre or more holiday.
Sorbet in Pineau des Charentes will precede the steak dish.
Yet more and more are beginning to realise why Poitou- Charentes is a firm favourite with French families who don't want to a spend a fortune holidaying beside the Med.
In the case in question, the French authorities have been criticised for not having classified in the stipulated period of time a sufficient area of the Poitou Marshes in the Charentes region as being in a special protection zone, for not having adopted measures granting sufficient legal status to the special protection zones in the marshes and for not having taken appropriate measures to avoid damage to both the areas of the marshes actually situated in special protection zones and also to those particular areas not in the zones but which should have been included.
Contract notice: Pineau des charentes collective communication campaign in france.
Contract notice: The Purpose Of This Public Works Contract Is To Carry Out Works Related To The Electrical Supply Of The Real Estate Project Of The Bel Air Business Park Of The Msa Des Charentes.