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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: La Rochelle
UÇON) was transferred on 7 May, 1648, to La Rochelle, which diocese just, previous to the Revolution, aside from the territory of the former Bishop of Maillezais, included the present arrondissements of Marennes, Rochefort, La Rochelle, and a part of Saint-Jean d'Angély.
Louis of France is the titular saint of the cathedral of La Rochelle and the patron of the city.
From 1534 La Rochelle and the Province of Aunis were a centre of Calvinism.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09006a.htm   (917 words)

  
 La Rochelle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
La Rochelle is a city and commune of western France, and a seaport on the Atlantic Ocean (population 76,584 in 1999).
La Rochelle was founded during the 10th century, and became an important harbour from the 12th century.
The bedrock of La Rochelle and surrounding areas is composed of layers of limestone dating back to the Sequanian stage (upper Oxfordian stage) of the Jurassic period (circa 160 million years ago), when a large part of France was submerged.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/La_Rochelle   (1487 words)

  
 La Rochelle (France) , August 2002
La Rochelle (France) - La Rochelle, the capital of the department of Charente-Maritime, lies on an inlet of the Bay of Biscay, opposite the Ile de Ré.
This image was generated in occasion of the ESA exhibition in France: the city is shown as a cluster of bright points in the middle of the image along the coast.
In the south of La Rochelle the Oléron Island is visible in dark brown.Opposite La Rochelle Town is visible the Ile de Ré Island; there is a bridge that joins the two coasts.
earth.esa.int /ew/special_events/LaRochelle   (387 words)

  
 Rochelle, La. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
La Rochelle is the principal French fishing port on the Atlantic coast.
Louis XIV had the port refortified by Vauban; his revocation (1685) of the Edict of Nantes resulted in the foundation of New Rochelle, N.Y., by Protestant refugees.
La Rochelle prospered again as it became the chief center of trade with Canada, but it suffered from the loss of Canada by France and from the Continental System under Napoleon.
www.bartleby.com /65/ro/Rochelle.html   (249 words)

  
 Bernezac.com - France atlantic coast, La Rochelle
One hour’s drive away from Royan, La Rochelle is an excellent place to visit, either for a day, an afternoon or just an evening at any time of the year.
Travelling from Royan, the simplest route to follow is to take the by-pass, leaving at the exit for La Rochelle Centre and to continue following the signs for the Centre and Parking du Vieux Port.
Before leaving La Rochelle, you can go in the direction of La Pallice to look at the Bridge of the island of Ré, 3 km long.
www.bernezac.com /LaRochelle_uk.htm   (567 words)

  
 Study Abroad & Cultural Immersion with Languages Abroad - France - La Rochelle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
La Rochelle is a picturesque port town located on the Atlantic coast with 800 years of rich history.
The town of La Rochelle, with its fine shopping streets, has some beautiful old houses with imposing entrances including the Bourse, the Law Courts and the Henry II and Venette houses.
The Prefecture, the Hotel de L'Attendance, the Gate of the Great Clock and the rectangular courtyard and facade of the town hall built in the reign of Henry IV are all worth visiting.
www.languagesabroad.com /countries/larochelle.html   (890 words)

  
 La Rochelle, France
Between the 14th and the 18th C. La Rochelle was one of France's leading maritime towns, carrying on an independent trade with North America from an early period.
The revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685 and the loss of Canada in 1763 ended La Rochelle's great days; but with its old harbor defenses and its arcaded houses the town has preserved much of the character of the Huguenot period.
The famous physicist René-Antoine de Réaumur (1683-1757), inventor of the Réaumur temperature scale, was born in La Rochelle.
www.planetware.com /france/la-rochelle-f-pc-roch.htm   (196 words)

  
 Brouage & La Rochelle
The seaport of La Rochelle is where the marine who trained in Brouage would debark for Canada.
Prior to the colonization era Brouage and La Rochelle were often at war with one another.
La Rochelle was Catholic and Brouage was Hugonaut or Protestant.
tafdc.org /html/brouage___la_rochelle.html   (171 words)

  
 La Rochelle hotels. Save up to 60% off rates on all hotels in La Rochelle
An ideal place in the city of La Rochelle, this stylish hotel offers a warm welcome, pleasant ambience and a prefect base to discover the pleasures of the golf.
The hotel is 10 minutes drive from La Rochelle, old harbour and the cathedral.
Located few metres from the Marina, Les Minimes Residence La Rochelle is only 1 kilometre away from the lighthouse du Bout du Monde and the old harbour.
www.hotelclub.net /hotel.reservations/La_Rochelle.htm   (218 words)

  
 Introduction
Recently completed, the NRCSA Center in La Rochelle has superb facilities for language learning, including 12 classrooms, a lecture room, multimedia learning center, 6 computers with e-mail and internet access, a snack bar with piano, a volleyball court, and a sun deck.
La Rochelle is a picturesque port town with 800 years of adventurous history and a relaxed atmosphere located on the Atlantic coast.
The Prefecture, the Hotel de L'Attendance, the Gate of the Great Clock and the rectangular courtyard and facade of the town hall built in the reign of Henry IV are all worth seeing.
www.nrcsa.com /school/10033/index.html   (434 words)

  
 uboat.net - Boats - Flotillas - Bases - La Rochelle, France
From September 1940 was La Pallice the alternative base for the Italian Betasom submarines (the main base of operations being Bordeaux).
On May 3, 1945 U-255 was for 2 days in the base and brought fuel and food for the garrison.
The garrison at La Pallice held out until May 8, 1945 when it surrendered along with all other German forces.
uboat.net /flotillas/bases/la_rochelle.htm   (357 words)

  
 TrekEarth | La Rochelle Photo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
La lumière y est vraiment splendide, sans parler de la compo, avec cette 'jetée' qui s'enfonce dans l'océan.
J'aime bien la compo avec cet escalier et la digue qui va mourir dans la mer et qui nous emmène vers le large et le port des minimes.
La composition est très réussie et en plus avec ces couleurs...
www.trekearth.com /gallery/Europe/France/photo360318.htm   (780 words)

  
 La Rochelle Birmingham
The traveling time from La Vergne Grand Madieu to the airport at La Rochelle was just 2 hours, on quiet roads, devoid of traffic, through the beautiful unspoilt Charentes countryside.
At La Rochelle Ile de Re airport boarding was simple everyone was most pleasant and willing to help.He arrived in Birmingham relaxed and unstressed.
Give it a try for yourself come and stay with Hilary and Andrew at Gites at La Vergne Grand Madieu Charente where you can be sure of a warm and friendly welcome.
www.amarsh.com.fr /news/la__rochelle_birmingham.htm   (231 words)

  
 La Rochelle Hotels, France.
La Rochelle, 1 TER RUE FLEURIAU 17000 LA ROCHELLE FRANCE
La Rochelle, 4 RUE LEONCE VIELJEUX 17000 LA ROCHELLE FR Novotel La Rochelle Centre
La Rochelle, 20 RUE RAMBAUD 17000 LA ROCHELLE FR Appart City La Rochelle
www.best-france-hotels.com /la_rochelle_hotels   (106 words)

  
 La Rochelle — Infoplease.com
New Rochelle and N.J. company close to reaching deal on 23-acre parcel.
New mayor sees more growth for new Rochelle.
On the upswing: New Rochelle pro-business strategy helps the city thrive.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0842134.html   (386 words)

  
 La Rochelle — FactMonster.com
, La Rochelle fell after a siege of 14 months (1627–28).
Louis XIV had the port refortified by Vauban; his revocation (1685) of the Edict of
resulted in the foundation of New Rochelle, N.Y., by Protestant refugees.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0842134.html   (288 words)

  
 Tinfoil + Raccoon
This drives Juniorina crazy, and I suspect, embarrasses her because, well, she is almost 13 and I am her mom.
The clerk shared that she was from Northern Wisconsin and that she thought La Crosse winters were pretty lame.
Just as the Washington Post reports that teens are shunning MySpace in favor of things newer and shinier, La Crosse Public Library now has its very own MySpace page.
rochellejustrochelle.typepad.com /copilot   (4086 words)

  
 La Rochelle Winery California (formerly Mirassou.com)
La Rochelle is a small, artisanal winery focused exclusively on the making of hand-crafted, world-class Pinot Noir from only the finest vineyard sites in California and Oregon.
My great-great-great grandfather, Pierre Pellier, introduced Pinot Noir to California in 1854, and as a member of the “First Family of California Pinot Noir,” my only goal is to help create singularly profound wines that capture the palate and the imagination.
We are proud to offer this sought-after vineyard to the La Rochelle Pinot Noir collection.
www.lrwine.com   (223 words)

  
 La Rochelle on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
I'm back from a week in france La Rochelle.
Overkill is useless ;-) This is the falg on Tour de la Chaine, one of the tree tower sin the port of La Rochelle.
It's not the flag of La Rochelle, I don't know what this flag stands for...
www.flickr.com /photos/jeronimo/202158795   (136 words)

  
 Rochelle Tourism and Visitors Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
For more information on Rochelle Tourism call 815-562-7031
This site was created and is managed by Ross Freier.
Copyright © 2003 - 2005 Rochelle Tourism and Visitors Association.
www.rochelletourism.com   (37 words)

  
 Rochelle Communications: Advanced Telephony Emulation and Analysis - Innovative Solutions for Telephone Testing, SMS ...
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Please contact us in the USA at 512 339-8188 or info@rochelle.com, or contact one of our Worldwide Distributors outside the USA.
www.rochelle.com   (338 words)

  
 La Rochelle (Bordeaux and the Atlantic Coast, France) | Frommers.com
La Rochelle (Bordeaux and the Atlantic Coast, France)
Home > Destinations > Europe > France > Bordeaux and the Atlantic Coast > La Rochelle
What if you had a credit card that put you in the driver's seat?
www.frommers.com /destinations/larochelle   (81 words)

  
 Noonsite: La Rochelle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Terre Plein de l'Ecluse, 17000 La Rochelle, France
In both cases one is in the centre of the town.
Capitainerie, Mole Central, 17025 La Rochelle Cedex 1, France
www.noonsite.com /Countries/France/LaRochelle   (324 words)

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