Place:Armagnac, Gers, France

Watchers


NameArmagnac
Alt namesArmeniacensis comit.source: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 28
Armeniacumsource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 28
TypeRegion
Located inGers, France
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

The county of Armagnac (; Gascon Armanhac), situated between the Adour and Garonne rivers in the lower foothills of the Pyrenées, is a historic county of the Duchy of Gascony, established in 601 in Aquitaine (now France). It is a region in southwestern France that includes parts of the Departments of Gers, Landes, and Lot-et-Garonne.

The region is predominantly agricultural and is noted for its Armagnac brandy, the oldest French brandy.

Once an important county, it reached its greatest power and extent during the 14th and 15th centuries.

Research Tips


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Armagnac (region). The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.