Map Bordeaux by The Vintage Collection



Title

Map Bordeaux

Artist

The Vintage Collection

Ref GM3841
Type Fine Art Print
Image Size 24" x 20" (60 x 50 cm)
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Description  
Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in the Gironde department in southwestern France. Together with its suburbs and satellite towns, Bordeaux is the centre of the Bordeaux Métropole. With 760,933 inhabitants and 1,195,335 in the metropolitan area, it is the sixth largest in France, after Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse and Lille. It is the capital of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, as well as the prefecture of the Gironde department. Its inhabitants are called "Bordelais" (for men) or "Bordelaises" (women). Bordeaux is the world's major wine industry capital. It is home to the world's main wine fair, Vinexpo and the wine economy in the metro area takes in 14.5 billion euros each year. Bordeaux wine has been produced in the region since the 8th century. The historic part of the city is on the UNESCO World Heritage List as "an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble" of the 18th century. After Paris, Bordeaux has the highest number of preserved historical buildings of any city in France.