Charente

Charente (ʃa.ʁɑ̃t, Saintongeais: Chérente, Occitan: Charanta) is a department in southwestern France, in the Poitou-Charentes region, named after the Charente River, the most important river in the department, and also the river beside which the department`s two largest towns, Angoulême and Cognac, are sited. ==History== Charente is one of ....
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Charente

(from the article `Poitou-Charentes`) région of France encompassing the western départements of Vienne, Charente, Charente-Maritime, and Deux-Sèvres. Poitou-Charentes is bounded by the ...
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Charente

(river) French river, rising in the Massif Central, in Haute-Vienne département, 22 km/14 mi northwest of Chalus, and flowing past Angoulême and Cognac into the Bay of Biscay south of Rochefort. It is 360 km/225 mi long. Its wide estuary is much silted ...
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Charente

Charente (shäräNt') , department (1990 pop. 342,300), W France. The capital is Angoulême. The brandy distilled at Cognac is world renowned.
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Charente

Charente, river, 220 mi (354 km) long, rising near Limoges, W France, and flowing W to the Bay of Biscay. The river flows past Angoulême (the head of navigation), Cognac, Saintes, and Rochefort, and through an important cattle-raising region. Along its western course are the celebrated vineyard...
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Charente

Département in the central west France with the capital Angoulême near the Atlantic coast, which is named after the river of the same name. Together with the western adjoining department of Charente-Maritime, it forms the AOC areas for the most famous French brandy, the cognac, as well as for the liqueur Pineau des Charentes, Charente belongs to ...
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