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Royan is a small town and commune of the Charente-Maritime département, in western France. It is located near the islands of , Oléron and Île-d'Aix. Population (1999): 17,102. The commune (in French: commune, word appeared in the 12th century, from Medieval Latin communia, meaning a gathering of people sharing a common life, from Latin communis, things held in common) is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. ... Charente-Maritime is a département on the west coast of France named after the Charente River. ... Template:France divisions levels, Junkyard Willie The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France and many former French colonies, roughly analogous to British counties. ... The quays at Saint Martin en Ré. ÃŽle de Ré (formerly also ÃŽle de Rhé; in English Isle of Rhé) is an island off the west coast of France near La Rochelle, on the northern side of the Pertuis dAntioche strait. ... ÃŽle dOléron (English: Island of Oleron) is an island off the Atlantic coast of France (due west of Rochefort), on the southern side of the Pertuis dAntioche strait. ... The island of Aix, as seen from Fort Boyard. ...


Its economy is dominated by tourism. A bourgeois town, known also for its casinos and hotels, Royan is a very sunny city all year. Tourist redirects here; for the album by Athlete, see Tourist (album) Tourism is the act of travel for the purpose of recreation and business, and the provision of services for this act. ... Bourgeois at the end of the thirteenth century. ...


Royan (formerly called Alamdeh) is also a town in the north of Iran in caspian sea coast. It is a good place for internal tourists because of beaches and forests. Caspian Sea viewed from orbit The Caspian Sea is a landlocked endorheic sea between Asia and Europe (European Russia). ...


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Royan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (109 words)
Royan is a small town and commune of the Charente-Maritime département, in western France.
A bourgeois town, known also for its casinos and hotels, Royan is a very sunny city all year.
Royan (formerly called Alamdeh) is also a town in the north of Iran in caspian sea coast.
Gosport Borough Council online (1529 words)
Royan is the second most popular holiday resort in France, it has a winter population of 26,000 and a summer population of 100,000.
In April 1945 Royan was destroyed by bombs from American aircraft -  a bid to eliminate the last pocket of German resistance in the south west of France.
One of the agents he flew to Royan in 1944 was M. Jan de Lipowski, who became Mayor of Royan and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, in the French Government.  They next met in 1989 in the grounds of Royan Town Hall when M. Lipowski was welcoming the Gosport delegation.
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