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  1. 1. By: Brandon Mason<br />Aquitaine<br />
  2. 2. The region and neighbors<br />This is where Aquitaine is for the region in France<br />The regional capital is Bordeaux<br />In Aquitaine the region has 5 neighbors: Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Pyrénées Atlantiques, lot et Garonne<br />
  3. 3. Bordeaux<br /> Bordeaux is located in Gironde, Aquitaine <br />It has an agreeable climate<br />It was once part of the English Kingdom<br />but then the French retook possession,<br />but it had to be declined and had to wait<br />200 years for prosperity to return.<br />There are lots of historical stuff there<br />It was found during the roman empire time on 350 B.C.<br />
  4. 4. Geographical<br />Aquitaine is bordered to the south by Pyrénées Mountains<br />Aquitaine consists of 41,308 km equivalent to 7.6 % of France's total surface area.<br />Aquitaine is bordered along its west coast by Atlantic Ocean.<br />There are a lot of ski resorts La Pierre St Martin <br />
  5. 5. Castle of Beynac<br />Its in the department of Dordogne<br />It’s a fortress<br />Its near some rocks and trees<br />since centuries its rival planted on left bank of the river<br />
  6. 6. La Roque-Gageac <br />You can visit the village and the medieval sites<br />Take boat trips up and down Dordogne river <br />The Gallo-Romans remains found at La Roque-Gageac <br />Take hiking trips<br />Best view on the village<br />
  7. 7. Sports and Food<br />Médoc has the red wine<br />Garonne has sweet and sour wines<br />Liver spread<br />There's Golf, biking, hiking, horseback riding, surfing, water sports<br />
  8. 8. Alain Rousset<br />He is a socialist president of Aquitaine<br />A Deputy in the National Assembly of France<br />He was elected to the regional council of Aquitaine in 1998 and then reelected in 2004 <br />He entered the national assembly in 2007<br />
  9. 9. Festivals<br />Aquitaine’s main Festival event is the music festival<br />It enhances tourists to see the culture of their with concerts and jazz. Also folk and rock.<br />They do it every summer<br />There are at least two Festivals every month<br />Music<br />Folk and jazz is popular<br />There is a lot of ballet companies<br />

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