Beauce


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Beauce

(bōs), region, in Orléanais, N France, in the Paris Basin, between the Seine and Loir rivers. It now comprises Eure-et-Loir dept. and parts of Loiret and Loir-et-Cher. It is the "granary of France"—a vast, limestone plateau where corn, wheat, beets, potatoes, barley, and oats are grown. The region shared the history of the countship of ChartresChartres
, city (1990 pop. 41,850), capital of Eure-et-Loir dept., NW France, in Orléanais, on the Eure River. Chartres is of great historic and artistic interest; it is also a regional market with many industries, including metallurgy, and the production of perfumes and
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, which is its only important city. Little Beauce, between the Loir and Loire rivers, is also a rich wheat area; VendômeVendôme,
town (1990 pop. 18,359), Loir-et-Cher dept., N central France, in Orléanais. It is a manufacturing town with food processing, computer, and metal and electrical industries. The town developed around the Abbey of the Trinity (11th cent.
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 is its center.
References in classic literature ?
I have christened this little corner of our Commune, 'La Beauce.
Major organization : CTEe DE COMMUNES DE LA BEAUCE VOVES.
In 2013, increases also occurred in regions with more diversified production, including the Bas-St-Laurent and Beauce areas in the eastern part of the province.
Hyacinthe, Roger Leblond of Beauce, Marcel Leblond of St.
The Beauce-Mantois Link is designed to supplement the existing Beauce pipeline with a pipeline between Saint-Arnoult-des-Bois and Fontenay-Mauvoisin, an area west-southwest of Paris.
s Capmark Finance, and at least one vendor at the site, Les Construction Beauce Atlas, has filed mechanics' liens at the project.
In addition, several CT scanners have been supplied by DMS Imaging to healthcare facilities in Quebec, including Anna-Laberge Hospital, CSSS de Rouyn-Noranda, CSSS Beauce Hospital, and CSSS Richelieu.
Les etudiants de la Cote-Nord ont participe a des emissions culturelles a la radio de Radio-Canada et l'equipe de Chaudiere-Appalaches a redige plusieurs articles sur les porteurs de traditions de la Beauce pour le site Internet du Musee Marius Barbeau.
The product is made in a five-step distillation process using 100% French wheat from the Beauce region and spring water from Gensac that is naturally filtered through champagne limestone.
John's, which will receive up to $750,000 in funding, and Saint-Joseph-de Beauce, Que.
Les emotions rurales dans les pays de Beauce, du Hurepoix et du Mantois (Paris, 1995).
The city is also well situated near many beauty spots including great plains of Beauce, the green fields of Gatinais, the forest of Orleans and the ponds of the Sologne.