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
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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Contract notice: rehabilitation works of the premises of l~isle d~espagnolac (16) for the urssaf de poitou-charentes
A high-tech movement is taking root in the medieval towns of the Poitou-Charentes region, on the east coast of France--and it's all thanks to industrial designer Mathieu Lehanneur.
Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) required shoulder surgery but secured two wins in the Tour de Poitou-Charentes last week.
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.
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.
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.
The state and the region of Poitou-Charentes, central-western France, will control minority stakes in the motor-vehicle equipment maker and will have the right to block important decisions.
But there is plenty of competition in Poitou-Charentes.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending 200 million to finance a photovoltaics plan for the Poitou-Charentes Region (France), it announced on 9 February.
Mr Heal will move to the Poitou-Charentes region where his parents Richard and Jenny live.
The campaign, designed to promote the North-east as a fantastic place to live, work, study, visit and do business, beat off stiff competition from India, the Canary Islands, Queensland, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Vermont, Poitou-Charentes, Saxony Anhalt, and Greater Miami.