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Aquitaine

Aquitaine
NameAquitaine
Reg LogoAquitaine-logo.png
FlagAquitaine_flag.svg
CapitalBordeaux
Area41308
Population3150890
Pop RefINSEE
Pop Date2008
Pop Rank6th
GDP85.9
GDP Year2007
Websiteaquitaine.fr
LeaderAlain Rousset
Leader PartyPS
Departments5
Dept1Dordogne
Dept2Gironde
Dept3Landes
Dept4Lot-et-Garonne
Dept5Pyrénées-Atlantiques
NUTSFR61
Iso RegionFR-B

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Aquitaine (-fra.ki.tɛn, c-enlangˌækwɪˈteɪn; ; ), archaic Guyenne/Guienne (Occitan: Guiana), is one of the 27 regions of France, in the south-western part of metropolitan France, along the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees mountain range on the border with Spain. It comprises the 5 departments of Dordogne, :Lot et Garonne, :Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Landes and Gironde. In the Middle Ages Aquitaine was a kingdom and a duchy, whose boundaries fluctuated considerably.


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