Nantes is the capital of the north-western region of . That said, Nantes has strong historical connections with the adjoining region of , and is the historical capital of the region.

Landmarks in the Area

Audencia Business School is a top Grande École and business school in France and in Europe, and…

Nantes Cathedral, or the Cathedral of St. Peter and St.

The Fine Arts Museum of , along with 14 other provincial museums, was created, by consular decree on 14 Fructidor in year IX.

École Centrale de Nantes, or Centrale Nantes, is a Grande École d'Ingénieurs - a elite engineering school - established in 1919 under the name of Institut Polytechnique de l'Ouest.

Pierre Jacques Étienne Cambronne, later Pierre, 1st Viscount Cambronne, was a general of the First French Empire.

Localities in the Area

Rezé is a commune and former bishopric in the Loire-Atlantique department in the region of western .

Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western .


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