Monday, October 21, 2019

Cherbourg

Cherbourg CherbourgCherbourg is a city that lies in the northwestern part of France. It is part of Normandy, a region and former province. Cherbourg sits along the English Channel, on the northern point of the Cotentin peninsula, in the ?Manch department? of France. It has been settled since ancient times. It now has a population of about 27to 29 thousand people.If you were to travel by car to Cherbourg it would be a long and weary journey. Cherboug is sometimes said to be ?the end of the world?. But then it opens up to a beautiful open harbor with many ships.A naval base is stationed at Cherbourg. It is also a seaport. Some of the industries of the town include: timber, coal, and shipbuilding. Submarines, oil tankers, electronics, and metals are also manufactured here.There was a battle over the control of the city between France and England.Plaque commà ©morative, centre culturel de Cherbour...