Gironde is part of the current region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and is surrounded by the departments of Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne and Charente-Maritime and the Atlantic Ocean on the west. With an area of 10,000 km 2 , Gironde is the largest department in metropolitan France .
Gironde. At the lower edge of the Atlantic Coast, the Gironde département extends to the Dordogne in the east and the Basque Country in the south. The gateway to its wealth of attractions, set amid glorious vine-ribboned countryside, is the capital city of Bordeaux. Jump to:
The coast of Gironde, the northern part of the 120 kilometres of sandy beaches of the Cote d'Argent, is to the west of Bordeaux. The most important town here is Arcachon, a charming turn of the century seaside resort with an interesting variety of architecture and access to some very well known attractions such as the Dune de Pilat, the largest sand dune in Europe.
Un chauffeur routier décède écrasé par son camion en Gironde
Un chauffeur routier de 28 ans a été retrouvé écrasé sous son camion alors qu’il livrait des denrées à un supermarché à Saint-Eulalie (Gironde), jeudi 26 janvier 2023 tôt dans la matinée. La victime, qui pourrait avoir oublié de serrer le ...
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Gironde, estuary on the Bay of Biscay, in Gironde département, Aquitaine région, southwestern France, formed by the confluence of the Garonne and Dordogne rivers (qq.v.). It trends from southeast to northwest for about 45 miles (72 km) and is navigable for oceangoing vessels, although it has sandbanks and strong tides. Various specialist facilities of the port of Bordeaux are located along ...
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