Poitou-Charentes


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Poitou-Charentes

(French pwatuʃarɑ̃t)
n
(Placename) a region of W central France, on the Bay of Biscay: mainly low-lying

Poi•tou-Cha•rentes

(pwa tu ʃaˈrɑ̃t)
n.
a metropolitan region in W France. 1,595,000; 9965 sq. mi. (25,810 sq. km).
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Noun1.Poitou-Charentes - a low-lying region of west central France on the Bay of Biscay
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Despite her reservations Sheryl agreed to visit the chateau, on the banks of the River Charente in Poitou-Charentes and the pair took a long-haul flight to France in March last year.
Region Poitou-Charentes, France Exhibit will have information and tourism display about the region in France where the Hermione was constructed and visitors will be able to see and sample products of the region.
Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) required shoulder surgery but secured two wins in the Tour de Poitou-Charentes last week.
Le role des regions dans le developpement, les moyens de renforcement de la decentralisation et la bonne gouvernance ont ete au coeur d'entretiens, jeudi a Rabat, entre le chef du gouvernement, Abdelilah Benkirane et la presidente de la region Poitou-Charentes, Segolene Royal.
A la question de savoir si on pouvait considerer cette journee comme sa "rentree", la presidente de la region Poitou-Charentes a repondu a des journalistes: "On peut dire ca, meme si je n'ai quitte ni la scene nationale, ni mes responsabilites politiques a la tete de la region, parce que c'est la qu'on se bat".
The argument is based on a case study of school governance in the Poitou-Charentes region in west-central France, where a participatory budget has been implemented at the high school level since 2005.
POITOU-CHARENTES, FRANCE The Poitou-Charentes region of western France was formed in 1956 from the major part of the old Poitou area, plus three smaller areas in the south.
On that day, the island of Oleron in the region of Poitou-Charentes will be decorated with the colors of red and white like Turkey's flag.
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.
But Berges, who finished second in last year's Tour du Poitou-Charentes, admitted he faces a battle to keep hold of the yellow jersey as the Tour heads north for the fourth stage from Worcester to Stoke.
Mr Heal will move to the Poitou-Charentes region where his parents Richard and Jenny live.