Caen

  • caen

    kaem  (norman)
    prefecture and commune
    july 2010 view of centre of caen and the abbey of st. Étienne
    july 2010 view of centre of caen
    and the abbey of st. Étienne
    coat of arms of caen
    coat of arms
    location of caen
    caen is located in france
    caen
    caen
    caen is located in normandy
    caen
    caen
    coordinates: 49°11′n 0°22′w / 49°11′n 0°22′w / 49.18; -0.37utc+02:00 (cest)
    www.caen.fr
    1 french land register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

    caen (n/, french: [kɑ̃] (about this soundlisten); norman: kaem) is a commune in northwestern france. it is the prefecture of the department of calvados. the city proper has 108,365 inhabitants (as of 2012), while its urban area has 420,000, making caen the largest city in former lower normandy. it is also the third largest municipality in all of normandy after le havre and rouen and the third largest city proper in normandy, after rouen and le havre.[2][3] the metropolitan area of caen, in turn, is the second largest in normandy after that of rouen, the 21st largest in france.

    it is located 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) inland from the english channel, 200 kilometres north-west of paris, and connected to the south of england by the caen-(ouistreham)-portsmouth ferry route. caen is located in the centre of its northern region, and it is a centre of political, economic and cultural power. located a few miles from the coast, the landing beaches, the bustling resorts of deauville and cabourg, norman switzerland and pays d'auge, caen is often considered the archetype of normandy.

    caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of william the conqueror, who was buried there, and for the battle for caen—heavy fighting that took place in and around caen during the battle of normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city. the city has now preserved the memory by erecting a memorial and a museum dedicated to peace, the mémorial de caen.

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Caen

Kaem  (Norman)
July 2010 view of centre of Caen and the Abbey of St. Étienne
July 2010 view of centre of Caen
and the Abbey of St. Étienne
Coat of arms of Caen
Coat of arms
Location of Caen
Caen is located in France
Caen
Caen
Caen is located in Normandy
Caen
Caen
Coordinates: 49°11′N 0°22′W / 49°11′N 0°22′W / 49.18; -0.37UTC+02:00 (CEST)
www.caen.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Caen (n/, French: [kɑ̃] (About this soundlisten); Norman: Kaem) is a commune in northwestern France. It is the prefecture of the department of Calvados. The city proper has 108,365 inhabitants (as of 2012), while its urban area has 420,000, making Caen the largest city in former Lower Normandy. It is also the third largest municipality in all of Normandy after Le Havre and Rouen and the third largest city proper in Normandy, after Rouen and Le Havre.[2][3] The metropolitan area of Caen, in turn, is the second largest in Normandy after that of Rouen, the 21st largest in France.

It is located 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) inland from the English Channel, 200 kilometres north-west of Paris, and connected to the south of England by the Caen-(Ouistreham)-Portsmouth ferry route. Caen is located in the centre of its northern region, and it is a centre of political, economic and cultural power. Located a few miles from the coast, the landing beaches, the bustling resorts of Deauville and Cabourg, Norman Switzerland and Pays d'Auge, Caen is often considered the archetype of Normandy.

Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen—heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city. The city has now preserved the memory by erecting a memorial and a museum dedicated to peace, the Mémorial de Caen.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Caen
አማርኛ: ካየን
Ænglisc: Caðum
العربية: كاين
aragonés: Caen
arpetan: Caen
asturianu: Caen
Aymar aru: Caen
تۆرکجه: کان (فرانسه)
Bân-lâm-gú: Caen
беларуская: Кан
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Кан (горад)
български: Кан (Нормандия)
brezhoneg: Caen
català: Caen
Cebuano: Caen
čeština: Caen
Cymraeg: Caen
dansk: Caen
Deutsch: Caen
eesti: Caen
Ελληνικά: Καέν
español: Caen
Esperanto: Caen
euskara: Caen
français: Caen
galego: Caen
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Hausa: Caen
հայերեն: Կան (Ֆրանսիա)
hrvatski: Caen
Ido: Caen
Bahasa Indonesia: Caen
Interlingue: Caen
italiano: Caen
עברית: קן (עיר)
Jawa: Caen
Kapampangan: Caen
Kiswahili: Caen
Ladino: Caen
Latina: Cadomum
latviešu: Kāna
Lëtzebuergesch: Caen
magyar: Caen
मराठी: कां
مازِرونی: کان (فرانسه)
Bahasa Melayu: Caen
Nederlands: Caen
日本語: カーン
norsk: Caen
norsk nynorsk: Caen
Nouormand: Caën
occitan: Can (vila)
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Kan
پنجابی: کین
Piemontèis: Caen
polski: Caen
Ποντιακά: Καέν
português: Caen
română: Caen
sardu: Caen
Scots: Caen
Simple English: Caen
slovenčina: Caen
slovenščina: Caen
ślůnski: Caen
српски / srpski: Кан (Калвадос)
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Caen
suomi: Caen
svenska: Caen
தமிழ்: கன்
татарча/tatarça: Кан (шәһәр)
ไทย: ก็อง
Türkçe: Caen
українська: Кан (Кальвадос)
vèneto: Caen
Tiếng Việt: Caen
Volapük: Caen
Winaray: Caen
吴语: 卡昂
中文: 卡昂