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 Pas-de-Calais - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pas-de-Calais is in the current région of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and is surrounded by the départments of Nord and Somme and the English Channel and the North Sea.
Pas-de-Calais is one of the most heavily populated départements of France, and yet it has no large cities.
The economy of the département was long dependent on mining, primarily the coal mines.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pas-de-Calais   (382 words)

  
 Nord-Pas de Calais - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nord-Pas de Calais is one of the 26 régions of France.
Nord-Pas de Calais was barely touched by the Franco-Prussian War of 1870; indeed, the war actually helped it to cement its leading role in French industry due to the loss of Alsace-Lorraine to Germany.
Nord-Pas de Calais became a major centre of heavy industry in the 19th century with coal mines, steel mills and traditional textile manufacture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nord-Pas-de-Calais   (808 words)

  
 PAS-DE-CALAIS - LoveToKnow Article on PAS-DE-CALAIS
Calais and Boulogne are important ports of passenger-transit for England; and Boulogne also carries on a large export trade in the products of the department.
The more noteworthy places are Arras, the capital, Boulogne, Calais, St Omer, Bthune, Lens, Montreuil-sur-Mer, Bruay, Berck, Etaples and Aire-sur-la-Lys, which are noticed separately.
Except in the neighborhood of Boulogne-sur-Mer with its ctes de fer or iron coasts, the seaboard of the department, which measures 65 m., consists of dunes.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PA/PAS_DE_CALAIS.htm   (610 words)

  
 02nordpasdecalais.htm
De gueules à trois coquilles de henon d'or.
De gueules à trois écussons d'argent, chargés chacun d'un lion de sable.
The lion is that of the Ducs de Bournonville, and the chief is an allusion to the Comté de Boulogne and the derivation of the name of the commune, Latin comitis villa, the domaine of the count.
www.briantimms.com /chf/02nordpasdecalais.htm   (10234 words)

  
 Nord-Pas-de-Calais Town Information
Calais is situated just to the northwest of the intersection of Auto Routes A 16 and A 26, at the juncture of Route National N 43, which runs along the coast and passes through the town, and D 940.
Calais is a major transportation center and a dominant point for crossing the Channel.
The Treaty of Vervins returned the area of Calais to the French after it had been held by the Spanish for the years 1596 to 1598.
www.french-at-a-touch.com /French_Regions/Nord_Pas_de_Calais/nord-pas-de-calais_town_information.htm   (4293 words)

  
 Calais (Municipality, Pas-de-Calais, France)
Calais is the first seaport of France in numbers of passengers and close to the entrance of the tunnel under Channel.
The Yacht Club de Calais was founded in 1952.
Calais was seized during the Hundred Years' War by Edward III in 1347 after a long siege.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/fr-62-ca.html   (435 words)

  
 Pas-de-Calais - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pas-de-Calais is in the current région of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and is surrounded by the départments of Nord and Somme and the English Channel and the North Sea.
The Pas-de-Calais was also the target of Operation Fortitude during World War II, which was an Allied plan to deceive OKW that the invasion of Europe was to occur here, rather than in Normandy.
Pas-de-Calais is one of the most heavily populated départements of France, and yet it has no large cities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pas-de-Calais   (371 words)

  
 Lillers (Municipality, Pas-de-Calais, France)
The oldest house of the city is the so-called Maison de l'Argentier, built in 1631 and decorated with a wooden sundial.
The Grand Prix de Lillers - Bruno Comini, run in the beginning of March, is opened to professionals since 1996.
The giants of Lillers are the shoemaker Ovide, named after Ovide Fanien, and his wife Marie.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/fr-62-li.html   (625 words)

  
 Nord Pas-de-Calais: Geography - France.com
Slightly smaller than Connecticut (the region covers 4,800 square miles), Nord-Pas de Calais is bounded on the west by 85 miles of coastline that serve as a gateway to the U.K. and the North Sea.
The distinctive “northern light” found in Dutch and Flemish painting bathes Nord-Pas de Calais’ architectural heritage: colorful windmills, steep-gabled red brick facades, abbeys and chapels with richly adorned altars.
And with over 20 courses whose links rival those of neighboring Britain, Nord-Pas de Calais is a golfer’s paradise.
www.france.com /docs/268.html   (788 words)

  
 Nord Pas-de-Calais
In the center, a goddess rises up on a tall column which symbolizes the heroism of the Lille residents during the siege of 1792 by the Austrians.
For everybody, it is the Grand Place, but it carries the name of a famous child, born here in 1890: Charles de Gaulle.
Each year millions of mussels are eaten during this festival, and each restaurant competes with the others to have the largest mountain of mussels at the entrance.
cyberfrance.dmweb.org /nord_pdc3_e.htm   (187 words)

  
 Hotel Pas de Calais
The Chapelle des Anges (Chapel of the Angel) has two frescoes by Delacroix which were painted in Delacroix’s final years and were a high point in his career.
It is the location of the annual Foire de Saint-German held at the beginning of June and which lasts for a month.
In rue de Babylone stands a japanese pagoda built in 1895 by the founder of the Bon Marche department store as a gift for his wife.
manstouch.com /travel/hotel-190.html   (837 words)

  
 Nord Pas de Calais Regional Council Award
Comments: The Nord Pas de Calais region is situated at the heart of the "Golden Triangle" of Europe's three great capital cities: London, Paris, and Brussels.
Research in the Nord Pas de Calais region is a long-standing tradition.
Today the rapid development in a multitude of fields, the quantity of equipment available and the important number of publications and honors awarded to some 6500 professors, scholars, and 250 laboratories are proof of the enduring commitment to research in Nord Pas de Calais.
www.cies.org /award_book/award2006/award/Nor6283.htm   (321 words)

  
 Nord-Pas-de-Calais --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Limburg, Pol de, Hermann de Limburg, Jehanequin de Limburg
A northern suburb of Montreal, Montreal-Nord is situated on the Rivière des Prairies (Prairies River) in the Canadian province of Quebec.
Although U.S. author Marguerite Lofft de Angeli's characters came from a variety of backgrounds, time periods, and places, she presented them in such a way that readers could recognize experiences and concerns similar to their own.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9056093?tocId=9056093   (906 words)

  
 Carvin
Carvin is a chief town of canton in northern France, in the départment of Pas-de-Calais, in the arrondissement of Lens.
www.askfactmaster.com /Carvin   (48 words)

  
 Bambooweb: Carvin
canton in northern France, in the départment of Pas-de-Calais, in the arrondissement of Lens.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/c/a/Carvin.html   (55 words)

  
 PAS-DE-CALAIS - LoveToKnow Article on PAS-DE-CALAIS
Calais and Boulogne are important ports of passenger-transit for England; and Boulogne also carries on a large export trade in the products of the department.
Except in the neighborhood of Boulogne-sur-Mer with its ctes de fer or iron coasts, the seaboard of the department, which measures 65 m., consists of dunes.
From the mouth of the Aa (the limit towards Nord) it trends west-south-west to Gris Nez, the point of France nearest to England; in this section lie the port of Calais, Cape Blanc Nez, rising 440 ft. above the sandy shores, and the port of Wissant (Wishant).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PA/PAS_DE_CALAIS.htm   (610 words)

  
 Commonwealth War Graves Commission
In the Cemetery Plots I and II, were made in April, 1917-March, 1918; the rest of the cemetery was formed after the Armistice, by the concentration of graves from the neighbouring battlefields and from some smaller burial grounds.
The 7th Division attacked Croisilles in March, 1917, and took it on the 2nd April; it was lost on the 21st March, 1918, and recaptured by the 56th (London) Division, after heavy fighting, on the following 28th August.
Croisilles British Cemetery lies off a track, approximately 300 metres long, to the south-east of the village on the road to Ecoust-St-Mein (D9).
homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk /jhb/family/mans/cwgc/fg2.htm   (218 words)

  
 Pas-de-Calais. Who is Pas-de-Calais? What is Pas-de-Calais? Where is Pas-de-Calais? Definition of Pas-de-Calais. Meaning of Pas-de-Calais.
Its principal towns are, on the coast, Calais and Boulogne-sur-Mer, and in Artois, Lens, Liévin, Arras and Saint-Omer.
At Vimy Ridge is Canada's most important memorial to its fallen soldiers.
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Pas-de-Calais   (218 words)

  
 Rouvroy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rouvroy, a commune in the Pas-de-Calais département in France
Rouvroy, a commune in the Aisne département in France
This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rouvroy   (82 words)

  
 03picardie.htm
The arms of the main branch of Montmorency are borne by Courrières, Pas-de-Calais.
De sinople à un agneau passant d'argent écartelé de gueules à deux lions adossés les têtes affrontées...
The swords and the inescutcheons, in the colours of the Croix de Guerre, are a reminder of battles fought in the area a century apart(51).
www.briantimms.com /chf/03picardie.htm   (10350 words)

  
 Pas de Calais
Ardres is a charming old market town, set in the rolling landscape of the Pas de Calais, unspoilt and with many buildings of historical interest.
The Ardres site is only 15 miles from Calais and can be reached in less than 20 minutes from either the port or the Eurotunnel terminal.
The campsite is exclusive to Carvan and we operate here with two centres, each with its own function suite.
homepage.ntlworld.com /taneem.ahmed/pasdecalais.htm   (347 words)

  
 Pas-de-Calais (Department, France): Sport flags
The football club Racing Club de Lens is one of the symbols of the north of France.
The presentation of the flag in the Félix-Bollaert Stadium in Lens can be seen on the unofficial wensite of Ablain-Saint-Nazaire.
RC Lens plays in its traditional colours Sang et Or (Blood and Gold).
flagspot.net /flags/fr-62@.html   (397 words)

  
 Innovation in Nord-Pas de Calais - jinnove.net
Nord-Pas de Calais is well-located in the heart of European markets: one hundred million Europeans live within a 186-mile radius.
Nord-Pas de Calais is home  to 13% of all foreign capital investment made in France.
Nord-Pas de Calais has a population of 4 million in an area of over 12,400 sq kms.
www.jinnove.net /innovation/rubrique/ss_rubrique.asp?rub_id=1&ss_rub_id=7   (363 words)

  
 Pas-De-Calais lutte!! - Stormfront White Nationalist Community
Je suis né et grandi à Calais, au sein d'une famille minière, fils de père moitié écossais et mère de Wallers-Arenberg.
Les deux étaient présent pour le discours "du coeur" que le général de Gaulle donna aux héros quand il descenda en Haillicourt en 1959.
De même,le parti communiste multiculturel,appuyé par l'URSS,a certainement miné le Nord de la France pendant plus de 25 ans comme George Marchais....
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=205993   (564 words)

  
 SEAFRANCE - The Fleet : Le SeaFrance Nord-Pas-de-Calais
The Nord Pas de Calais was designed to transport lorries and their accompanying trailers, and today is dedicated to providing an efficient service for the transport industry.
As the former French partner of Sealink, SeaFrance has a unique understanding of France and we are the only French company to operate across the Straits of Dover.
She is able to carry 85 lorries of 15 metres in length and accommodate 100 drivers.
www.seafrance.com /en/the_fleet/seafrance_nord-pas-de-calais.php   (177 words)

  
 Nord-Pas-de-Calais Holidays: Cheap Holidays in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
The hub of Lille's local government, the Hôtel de Ville stands proudly in the centre of the old town, dominated by the 105-metre belfry, which you can climb in an exhausting 104 steps.
The beautiful Palais des Beaux-Arts is the hub of Lille's artistic world.
Beautifully restored in 1991, it is second only to Paris' Louvre and houses an impressive array of old masters and milestones of French art from David, Delacroix and Courbet.
www.lastminute.com /site/find/World/Europe/France/Nord-Pas-de-Calais/Nord-Pas-de-Calais--holiday.html?skin=engb.lastminute.com&DDT=list&CATEGORY=holidays   (330 words)

  
 Pas-de-Calais Hotels, Nord-Pas-de-Calais :: Visit France
The Holiday Inn Calais is conveniently situated in the town centre overlooking the andapos;port de plaisanceandapos; and the sea.
Our Hotel Balladins Calais is located only 2 kms from the railway station.Hotel Balladins de Calais staff wishes you a pleasant stay.
The hotel Les Hauts de Montreuil is located in the historical town of Montreuil sur Mer.
www.visitfrance.co.uk /index.cfm?t=36&ar=62   (1330 words)

  
 Nord - Pas de Calais
Saint-Omer is one of the 4 towns in the Nord-Pas de Calais which belong to the French network of Arts and History Towns and Counties.
Calais, ville maritime, possède une plage de sable fin de plus d'un kilomètre de long, c'est un lieu de villégiature que vous apprécierez en toute saison, permettant diverses activités nautiques ainsi que de vivifiantes promenades au bord des vagues ou le long de la digue.
The Port of Boulogne-sur-Mer is ideally situated being in the immediate vicinity of the busiest navigation channel in the world and at the junction between the Channel and the North Sea.
www.reiswijs.co.uk /destinations/europe/france/nord/nord.html   (3210 words)

  
 Simmonds En France - Pas de Calais - Real Estate
Beautiful Maison de Maitre situated in a nice village of the Ternoise valley.
An attractive fermette set on 2000m² of land in a very peaceful area near the town of Hésdin in the Seven Valleys.
Less than an hour from Calais and the Tunnel.
www.propertyworld.com /enfrance/pasdecalais   (725 words)

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