What is Poitou?

  • (noun): A low-lying region of west central France on the Bay of Biscay.
    Synonyms: Poitou-Charentes


Poitou was a province of west-central France whose capital city was Poitiers.

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Seuil Du Poitou
... The Seuil du Poitou is a geological denomination for an area in western central France where the Paris (Northeast) and Aquitaine (Southwest) sedimentary basins meet ... Maximum altitude on the Seuil du Poitou is 190 meters at Champagné-Saint-Hilaire ... the North and South of France, the area in or around the Seuil du Poitou has been the theater of many battles ...
... Chasseneuil-du-Poitou is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France ... Chasseneuil-du-Poitou is the home of the Parc du Futuroscope, and the Technopole du Futuroscope, making up part of the École nationale supérieure de mécanique et d'aérotechniq ...
Arboretum De Neuville-de-Poitou
... The Arboretum de Neuville-de-Poitou is a municipal arboretum located in Neuville-de-Poitou, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France ...
... Asnières-en-Poitou is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France ...
Poitou - In Fiction
... Large parts of the "Angelique" series of historical novels are set in 17th Century Poitou. ...