Poitou-Charente
Departments
Charente Charente-Maritime Deux-Sèvre Vienne
       
The region of Poitou-Charente was created in 1956 but was made part of the new region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine in 2016; the regional capital was Poitiers.  The County of Angoumois (Angoulême), a fief of the Duchy of Aquitaine roughly corresponds to Department of Charente (capital: Angoulême); the County of Aunis, again a fief of Aquitaine is now part of Charente-Maritime Department (capital La Rochelle). The County of Saintoge is mostly in Charente-Maritime with a fifth in Charente and a small amount in Deux-Sèvres (capital Niort) The County of Poitou roughly is included in the Deux-Sèvres and Vienne departments (capital Poitiers)
 
 
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