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Bresse

(brĕs), region, in Burgundy, E France, between the Ain and Saône rivers. Bourg-en-Bresse is the historic capital. A fertile farm area, it is famous for its chickens and wines. To the south is the Dombes, a region dotted with thousands of ponds, partially drained and reclaimed. Bresse was part of the duchy of SavoySavoy
, Fr. Savoie, Alpine region of E France. The boundaries of old Savoy have changed with time, but presently the region comprises the departments of Savoie and Haute-Savoie.
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 until 1601, when it was ceded to France along with Bugey (a district between the Ain and the Rhône) and the Territory of Gex. All three were added to Burgundy prov.
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Contract notice: modernization of the stadium marcel verchere (01000 borough in bresse) south stand preparatory worksproviding setting up rental and purchase of modular - 2 lotslieu (x) execution stadium marcel verchere11 avenue des sports01000 borough bressela agglomeration community of the basin of borough bresse plans to move the modular offices of the club usbpa, to rent modular pc security and storage during the duration of the work, to buy a modular refreshment bar, a modular ticketing and a modular sanitary for visitors.
Address : 3 Avenue Arsne D~arsonvalcs 88000 01008 Bourg En Bresse
Major organization : CH DE BOUR EN BRESSE FLEYRIAT.
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Address : 12 Place Du Champtel Bp 11 88250 La Bresse