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  1. Pointe du Hoc - Wikipedia › wiki › Pointe_du_Hoc

    6 days ago · Pointe du Hoc now features a memorial and museum dedicated to the battle. Many of the original fortifications have been left in place and the site remains speckled with a number of bomb craters . On 11 January 1979 this 13-hectare field was transferred to American control, and the American Battle Monuments Commission was made responsible for ...

    • American victory
  2. Athens - Wikipedia › wiki › Athens_urban_area

    4 days ago · Athens' largest zoo is the Attica Zoological Park, a 20-hectare (49-acre) private zoo located in the suburb of Spata. The zoo is home to around 2000 animals representing 400 species, and is open 365 days a year.

  3. Sugar beet - Wikipedia › wiki › Sugar_beet

    4 days ago · A sugar beet is a plant whose root contains a high concentration of sucrose and which is grown commercially for sugar production. In plant breeding it is known as the Altissima cultivar group of the common beet (Beta vulgaris).

    • Altissima Group
    • Silesia, mid-18th century
  4. Dovecote - Wikipedia › wiki › Dovecote

    4 days ago · A dovecote or dovecot / ˈ d ʌ v k ɒ t /, doocot or columbarium is a structure intended to house pigeons or doves. Dovecotes may be free-standing structures in a variety of shapes, or built into the end of a house or barn.

  5. Antwerp - Wikipedia › wiki › History_of_Antwerp

    Antwerp (/ ˈ æ n t w ɜːr p / (); Dutch: Antwerpen [ˈɑntʋɛrpə(n)] (); French: Anvers ()) is a city in Belgium and the capital of Antwerp province in the Flemish Region.With a population of 520,504, it is the most populous city proper in Belgium, and with a metropolitan population of around 1,200,000 people, it is the second-largest metropolitan region after Brussels.

  6. Green belt - Wikipedia › wiki › Green_belt

    4 days ago · Green belts were established in England from 1955 to simply prevent the physical growth of large built-up areas; to prevent neighbouring cities and towns from merging. In the UK, green belt around the major conurbations has been criticized as one of the main protectionist bars to building housing, the others being other planning restrictions (Local Plans and restrictive covenants) and ...

  7. Agriculture in Portugal - Wikipedia › wiki › Agriculture_in_Portugal

    5 days ago · Agriculture, forestry, and fishing employed 17.8 percent of Portugal's labor force but accounted for only 6.2 percent of GDP in 1990. With the principal exception of the alluvial soils of the Tagus River valley and the irrigated sections of the Alentejo, crop yields and animal productivity remained well below those of the other European Community (EC) members.

  8. Vignoble de Bourgogne — Wikipédia › wiki › Vignoble_de_Bourgogne

    May 03, 2021 · Le célèbre Cratère de Vix de 1100 litres du VI e siècle av. J.-C., de Vix en Côte-d'Or, est le plus important vase retrouvé à ce jour de toute l'antiquité, et un des plus anciens vestiges archéologiques historiques connus à ce jour, de conservation et de consommation de vin en Bourgogne, et en France.

  9. Tabac — Wikipédia › wiki › Tabac

    4 days ago · Il est introduit en France en 1556 par un moine cordelier, André Thevet qui au retour de son séjour au Brésil, en fit la culture dans les environs de sa ville natale d'Angoulême. On l'appelle alors « herbe angoulmoisine » ou « herbe pétun ». Dès 1775, les premiers soupçons de relation entre tabac et cancer sont exprimés [48].

  10. Melon (plante) — Wikipédia › wiki › Melon_(plante)

    3 days ago · La France en a produit 278 261 tonnes en 2017 sur une surface de 13 516 ha, soit un rendement de 20,5 tonnes par hectare [18]. Les principaux départements producteurs sont le Tarn-et-Garonne (38 859 t), l' Hérault (30 450 t), les Deux-Sèvres (26 978 t), la Vienne (24 750 t) et le Vaucluse (22 454 t).

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