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Vendée (France)

LC control no.n 81003034
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingVendée (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Vendée
Variant(s)The Vendée (France)
Associated countryFrance
Found inGeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm2; 46°40ʹ00ʺN 001°20ʹ00ʺW)
Wikipedia, Sept. 11, 2014 (The Vendée; is a department in the Pays-de-la-Loire region in west-central France, on the Atlantic Ocean. The name is taken from the Vendée river which runs through the southeastern part of the department. The area today called the Vendée was originally known as the Bas-Poitou [no publications in LC database] and is part of the former province of Poitou. In the southeast corner, the village of Nieul-sur-l'Autise is believed to be the birthplace of Eleanor of Aquitaine)
Geographic area codee-fr---
Invalid LCCNsh 85142611