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Capbreton is a commune of around 7500 inhabitants in the Landesmarker department in Aquitainemarker in south-western Francemarker. It boast a sporting sailing area and is located where rivers Boudigaumarker and Bourret meet the Atlantic Ocean .

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The Landes,
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North of Pyrenees Atlantiquesmarker, South West of France,
Pyrenees Atlantiques limit with the Atlantic Ocean and the Spanish Frontier
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South of the coastal region of Girondemarker, in brown color,
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Behind Girondemarker, direction North-East is located Lot et Garonnemarker, inland land in Aquitainemarker.


Inland lands adjoining partially Girondemarker and part of Garonne and Lot et Garonnemarker, is the actual departement of Dordognemarker,


The 5 Departments are today together, Aquitainemarker, (Occitan: Aquitània; Basque: Akitania), archaic Guyenne/Guienne (Occitan: Guiana), one of the 26 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. In the Middle Ages it was a kingdom and later a duchy, with boundaries considerably larger than the modern ones.

The lions were part of rhe shields of the Angevin Kings of England, a.k.a. the Plantagenet family, the fleur de lys were part of the shields used by the Capet family, Kings of France since the last quarter of the X Century till about 1326. The independent Navarremarker kingdom chains , were used after 1212. The cows were related with the local Pyrenean lords living mainly on husbandry.

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