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Gironde

(zhērôNd`), department (1990 pop. 1,223,600), SW France, on the Bay of Biscay. BordeauxBordeaux
, city (1990 pop. 213,274), capital of Gironde dept., SW France, on the Garonne River. Bordeaux is a major economic and cultural center, and a busy port accessible to oceangoing ships from the Atlantic through the Gironde River.
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Gironde,

estuary, c.45 mi (70 km) long and from 2 to 7 mi (3.2–11.3 km) wide, formed by the Garonne and Dordogne rivers, which join c.14 mi (23 km) N of Bordeaux. Sand banks and a high tidal range hamper navigation; oceangoing vessels ascend to Bordeaux and Libourne. The Bordeaux industrial region extends along the Gironde's southern coast. Located between the Médoc and the Cotes vineyards, the Gironde is the great artery of the Bordeaux wine region.

Gironde

1. a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Bordeaux. Pop.: 1 330 683 (2003 est.). Area: 10 726 sq. km (4183 sq. miles)
2. an estuary in SW France, formed by the confluence of the Rivers Garonne and Dordogne. Length: 72 km (45 miles)
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Contract of intellectual services relating to the consultation of a consulting firm for the elaboration of a local inter-communal urban plan (plui) for the community of commons latitude north gironde (cclng).
Main features: this is to establish a state of the budget and a prospective financial analysis of social policies of the department of gironde
Work carried out as part of a construction operation of a building in r + 1 planned to accommodate the territorial pole of solidarity south gironde, after demolition of existing buildings in langon (33).
Work carried out as part of a construction operation of a building in r 1 planned to accommodate the territorial territorial pole of south gironde, after demolition of existing buildings in langon (33).
Realization of major maintenance works and modernization of the pavement and the sewerage network of the departmental roads (rd) of the gironde.
Contract award notice: Cleaning the premises of buildings in the gironde department with exclusive use of product (france-bordeaux: Building-cleaning services)
Major organization : GIRONDE HABITAT (40487708600029)
Contract notice: realization of evaluation studies of communication actions for the benefit of the gironde department
The purpose of this framework agreement with purchase orders is to carry out opinion studies and evaluation of the communication actions for the benefit of the gironde department and is articulated in 2 lots.