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Poitou Charentes Province of France

Facts on Poitou-Charentes

Land area: 25,810 kmē
Population: estimated at 1,713,000
Area: 66/kmē
Capital City: Poitiers

Poitou-Charentes is an administrative region in west central France and it has four departments, which are the Charente, Vienne, Deux-Sevres and the Charente-Maritime with the regional capital being Poitiers.

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Facts on Poitou Charentes Province of France

In France, the people residing in Poitou-Charentes are known as Picto-Charentais and the regional language known as Poitevin-Saintongeais is still spoken by a small minority of people in this region.

Poitou is believed to be the region of origin of most of the Acadian and Cajun populations of North America (now found chiefly in New Brunswick and Louisiana, respectively after their ancestors emigrated from this region in the 17th century and 18th century.

Farming of wheat and corn plus the raising of cattle are all very important to the economy in this region and dairy products are also a major industry in Poitou-Charentes, along with the world famous cognac that is produced within this region.

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