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Encyclopedia > Charente River

Charente is a river in western Atlantic Ocean.

Its source is in the Haute-Vienne département, near Rochechouart. It flows through the départements Haute-Vienne, Charente, Vienne and Atlantic Ocean near the city Rochefort.

Cities along the river include Angoulême, Cognac, Saintes and Rochefort.

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Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Charente (562 words)
Charente CHARENTE [Charente] river, 220 mi (354 km) long, rising near Limoges, W France, and flowing W to the Bay of Biscay.
Jarnac JARNAC [Jarnac], town, Charente dept., in the Cognac region, on the Charente River.
It is now part of the Charente-Maritime dept. Cattle and sheep raising, dairying, and the manufacture of cognac from grapes grown along the Charente River are the major occupations; oysters are harvested along the coast.
BACCHUS French Property: properties for sale in France (1883 words)
The Charente region of France is famous the world over for its Brandy and Pineau, and it is also noted for its pleasant sunny climate, romanesque heritage, historical buildings and châteaux.
The River Charente is a coastal river that winds along 360 kms from East to West.
Invasions and Turmoils The River Charente first served as an invasion route for the Vikings when the region was pillaged and destroyed in the 9th.
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