Wednesday, September 19, 2007


Bourges is a town and commune in central France that is located on the Yèvre river. It is the préfecture (capital) of the département of Cher and also was the capital of the former province of Berry.

History
Bourges
Its Gothic cathedral (built 11951255) was added to the list of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1992

Floorplan of the cathedral of Bourges

Bourges Colleges and universities
Serge Lepeltier became mayor of the city in 1995 and again in 2001.
The Printemps de Bourges music festival takes place in Bourges every year.

Miscellaneous

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Flag of Portugal - Aveiro, Portugal
Flag of Italy - Forlì , Italy
Flag of Poland - Koszalin, Poland
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Flag of the United Kingdom - Peterborough, United Kingdom See also

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