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by Palac Cyberflag
The Region uses the banner of arms of the traditional province of Guyenne, often nicknamed Aliénor'e Lion.
Departments: Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Bordering Regions: Limousin, Midi-Pyrénées, Poitou-Charentes
Bordering country: Spain
Traditional provinces: Guyenne-et-Gascogne, Béarn
Area: 41,309 km2
Population (1995): 2,866,300 inhabitants
Regional prefecture: Bordeaux
by Philippe-Pierre Darras
The letter 'A' with five branches symbolizes the Region's five constituent departments and coastline. Blue stands for the ocean and green for the inland, the vast forests of Landes and Gironde, tourism and agriculture.
Philippe-Pierre Darras, 26 January 1999Mostbet