Brittany

By: Logan Jackson & Courtney Dunnington

Geography

  • North West of France
  • Coastline borders the English Channel to the North and the Atlantic to the West
  • The 3 main rivers are the Rance, Arguenon, Villaine


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info- www.gitesandmore.co.uk/about%20brittany.htm

Languages

  • French
  • Breton, which is similar to Welsh (spoken in western Brittany)
  • Gallo, similar to Norman French (spoken in eastern Brittany)


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info-www.gitesandmore.co.uk/about%20brittany.htm

Foods & Drinks

Religions

The majority of the population in Brittany is considered Catholic. Other religions such as Christianty, Buddhism, Muslim, and Jewish are also practiced.

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Castles

Random Facts

  • Brittany was previously a independent kingdom. Then it became a duchy, which is a territory that is ruled by a duke or duchess. Now it is a region. Info- www.gofrance.about.com/od/photogalleries
  • Brittany is the 2nd largest historical heritaged region in France.
  • Brittany is known for it's many celebrated festivals.
  • Most people do their grocery shopping at local markets that sell fresh produce.
  • Sailing is a popular activity in Brittany. Info-brittanyholidayguide.com/brittany-holiday-facts.html
  • Many town names in Brittany start with "Ple" or "Plu" which refers to a Christian settlement.
  • Terroir, Madrigal, and Merzer are a few of the many cheeses produced in Brittany. Info-www.gitesandmore.co.uk/About%20Brittany.htm