Charente

Charente is a department in western , north half of the region. It is named after the Charente River, the most important river in the department, and also the river beside which the department's two largest towns, and , are sited.
Photo: Jack ma, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

is the capital of the Charente department. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Aerodrome
Angoulême – Cognac International Airport, also known as Photo: Jack ma, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
Photo: Jack ma, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Castle
Photo: Rosier, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Charente

Latitude
45.706° or 45° 42' 21.5" north
Longitude
0.1816° or 0° 10' 53.8" east
Population
364,000
Elevation
102 metres (335 feet)
Geo­Names ID
3026646

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Charente
  • Albanian: Charente
  • Arabic: Charente
  • Arabic: شارنت
  • Aragonese: Charanta
  • Armenian: Շարանտ
  • Arpitan: Charente
  • Asturian: Charente
  • Azerbaijani: Şaranta (departament)
  • Azerbaijani: Şaranta
  • Basque: Charente
  • Belarusian: Шаранта (дэпартамент)
  • Belarusian: Шаранта
  • Belarusian: дэпартамент Шаранта
  • Bengali: চারেন্ট
  • Breton: Charente
  • Breton: Charentez
  • Bulgarian: Шарант
  • Catalan: Charente
  • Cebuano: Charente
  • Chechen: Шаранта
  • Chinese: Charente
  • Chinese: 夏朗德省
  • Chinese: 沙藍特
  • Chuvash: Шаранта
  • Czech: Charente
  • Danish: Charente
  • Dutch: Charente (departement)
  • Dutch: Charente
  • English: Departement de la Charente
  • English: Département de la Charente
  • Esperanto: Charente
  • Estonian: Charente'i departemang
  • Finnish: Charente
  • French: 16
  • French: Charente
  • French: Département de la Charente
  • French: département de la Charente
  • Galician: Charente
  • Georgian: შარანტა
  • German: Charente
  • German: Département Charente
  • Greek: Σαράντ
  • Gujarati: શેરેન્ટે
  • Hakka Chinese: Charente
  • Hausa: Charente
  • Hebrew: שראנט
  • Hindi: चेरंटी
  • Hungarian: Charente
  • Indonesian: Charente
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Departimento Charente
  • Italian: Charente
  • Japanese: シャラント県
  • Kannada: ಚರೆನ್
  • Kazakh: Шаранта
  • Kongo: Charente
  • Korean: 샤랑트주
  • Ladino: Charente
  • Latin: Carantonus
  • Latvian: Šaranta
  • Limburgan: Charente
  • Lithuanian: Šaranta
  • Lombard: Charente
  • Low German: Charente
  • Luxembourgish: Departement Charente
  • Macedonian: Шаранта
  • Malagasy: Charente
  • Malay: Charente
  • Marathi: शारांत
  • Min Nan Chinese: Charente
  • Northern Sami: Charente
  • Norwegian: Charente
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Charente
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Charente
  • Occitan (post 1500): Charanta
  • Pampanga: Charente
  • Persian: شارانت
  • Persian: شارنت
  • Piemontese: Charente
  • Piemontese: Dipartiment ëd la Charente
  • Polish: Charente
  • Portuguese: Carântono
  • Portuguese: Charente
  • Romanian: Charente
  • Russian: Шаранта
  • Scots: Charente
  • Scottish Gaelic: Charente
  • Serbian: Шарант
  • Serbo-Croatian: Charente
  • Sinhala: චරෙන්ටේ
  • Slovak: Charente
  • Slovenian: Charente
  • Spanish: Charenta
  • Spanish: Charente
  • Swahili: Charente
  • Swedish: Charente
  • Tajik: Департаменти Шаранта
  • Tamil: சாரெண்டே
  • Telugu: చారెంట్
  • Thai: จังหวัดชาร็องต์
  • Turkish: Charente
  • Ukrainian: Шаранта
  • Urdu: شارنت
  • Venetian: Charente
  • Vietnamese: Charente
  • Vlaams: Charente
  • Volapük: Charente
  • Waray (Philippines): Charente
  • Welsh: Charente
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع شارنتے
  • Wu Chinese: 夏朗德省
  • Yue Chinese: 沙藍特

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