Commune of Libourne
|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes du Libournais|
(avg. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. France is divided into 26 regions or régions (in French of which 21 are in continental Metropolitan France, one is the island of Corsica, Aquitaine (Aquitània Akitania archaic Guyenne / Guienne (Occitan Guiana) is one of the 26 Regions of France, in the south-western part of In the context of the political and geographic organization of France and many of its former colonies a department (département depaʁtǝmɑ̃ is an Administrative division Gironde (Gironda is a common name for the Gironde Estuary - sound where merge the mouths of the Garonne river and of the Dordogne river - and for Subprefectures (sous-préfectures are the administrative towns of arrondissements in France that do not contain the prefecture for its department. The 100 French departments are divided into 342 arrondissements, which may be translated into English as districts. The arrondissement of Libourne is an arrondissement of France located in the Gironde department, in the Aquitaine region. The cantons of France are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's 341 arrondissements and 100 departments. The commune is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning "greater" is a modern title used in many countries for the highest ranking officer in a municipal government The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. 15 m)
|Land area¹||20. 63 km²|
|- Density||1,054. As of January 1, 2008, 64473140 people live in the French Republic. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 8/km² (1999)|
|INSEE/Postal code||33243/ 33500|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0. The INSEE code is a numerical indexing code used by the French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE to identify various entities including communes Postal codes were introduced in France in 1972, when La Poste introduced automated sorting. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. An estuary is a semi-enclosed Coastal body of Water with one or more Rivers or Streams flowing into it and with a free connection to the open|
|2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) only counted once. C D E|
Libourne, the wine-making capital of northern Gironde, near Saint Emilion and Pomerol, is a French commune in the Aquitaine region. Wine is an Alcoholic beverage made from the fermentation of Grape juice Gironde (Gironda is a common name for the Gironde Estuary - sound where merge the mouths of the Garonne river and of the Dordogne river - and for Saint-Émilion is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. Pomerol is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. The commune is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. Aquitaine (Aquitània Akitania archaic Guyenne / Guienne (Occitan Guiana) is one of the 26 Regions of France, in the south-western part of Its population in 2007 was 23,000 inhabitants.
It is located at the confluence of the Isle and Dordogne rivers. The Isle is a 255 km long River in south-western France, right tributary of the Dordogne. The Dordogne ( Occitan: Dordonha) is a River in south-central and southwest France.
In 1270, Leybornia was founded as a bastide by Roger de Leybourne (of Kent), an English seneschal of Gascony, under the authority of King Edward I of England. Bastides are fortified new towns built in Medieval Languedoc, Gascony and Aquitaine during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries although Sir Roger de Leybourne (1215&ndash1271 was a British soldier and landowner KENT (1400 AM) is a Radio station broadcasting a Adult Standards/MOR format A seneschal was an officer in the houses of important nobles in the Middle Ages. Gascony (Gascogne gaskɔɲ Gascon Occitan: Gasconha, pronounced) is an area of southwest France that constituted a province of France Edward I (17 June 1239 – 7 July 1307 popularly known as Longshanks, was a King of England who achieved historical fame by conquering large parts of Wales and almost It suffered considerably in the struggles of the French and English for the possession of Gironde in the 14th century, and joined France in the 15th century.
The Gothic church, restored in the 19th century, has a stone spire 232 ft high. See also Gothic art Gothic architecture is a style of Architecture which flourished during the high and late medieval period. A spire is a tapering conical or pyramidal structure on the top of a building particularly a church Tower. On the quay there is a machicolated clock-tower which is a survival of the defensive walls of the 14th century; and the town-house, containing a small museum and a library, is a quaint relic of the 16th century. A quay, pronounced 'key' is a Wharf or bank where Ships and other vessels are loaded A machicolation is a Floor opening between the supporting Corbels of a Battlement, through which stones and lethally hot liquids and substances See also List of cities with defensive walls A defensive wall is a Fortification used to defend a city or settlement from potential aggressors It is located by the main square, the Place Abel Surchamp, which hosts every week end one of the largest fresh food market in the region. There is a statue of Élie, duc Decazes, who was born in the neighborhood. Élie Decazes 1st duc Decazes and 1st Duke of Glücksbierg (duc Decazes et de Glücksbierg 28 September 1780 - 24 October 1860 was a French Statesman