The city is the sixth-largest in Francewith a population ofin Nantes and a metropolitan area of nearlyinhabitants. Nantes belongs womenn and culturally to Brittanya former duchy and province, and its omission from the modern administrative region of Brittany is controversial. Nantes was identified during classical antiquity as a port on the Loire. It was the seat of a bishopric at Ft Nantes single women end of the Roman era before it was conquered by the Bretons in Although Nantes was the primary residence of the 15th-century dukes of BrittanyRennes became the provincial capital Ft Nantes single women the union of Brittany and France.
During the 17th century, after the establishment of the French colonial empireNantes gradually became the largest port in France and was responsible for nearly half of the 18th-century French Atlantic slave trade.
Ft Nantes single women The French Revolution resulted in an woen decline, but Nantes developed robust industries after chiefly in shipbuilding and food processing. Deindustrialisation in the second half of the 20th century spurred the city to adopt a service economy. It is the fourth-highest-ranking city in France, after ParisLyon and Marseille.
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Nantes is named after a tribe of Gaulthe Namneteswho established a settlement between the end of the second century and the beginning of the first Naked Augusta women BC on the north bank of the Loire near its confluence with the Erdre. The Namnete root of the city's name was introduced at Ft Nantes single women end of the Roman period, when it became known as Portus Namnetum "port of the Namnetes"  and civitas Namnetum "city of the Namnetes".
Nantes' historical nickname was "Venice of the West" French: La Venise de l'Ouesta reference to the many quays and river channels in the old town before they were filled in during the s and s. The first inhabitants of what is now Nantes settled during the Bronze Agelater than in the surrounding Ft Nantes single women which have Neolithic monuments absent from Nantes.
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Its history from the seventh century to the Roman conquest in the first century BC is poorly documented, and there is no evidence of a Ft Nantes single women in the area before the reign of Tiberius in the first century AD. Ratiatum, founded under Augustusdeveloped more quickly than Nantes and was a major port in the region. Nantes signle to grow when Ratiatum collapsed after the Germanic invasions.
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Because tradesmen favoured inland roads rather than Ft Nantes single women routes,  Nantes never became a large city under Roman occupation. Although it lacked amenities such Housewives wants real sex Marysville a theatre or an amphitheatrethe city had sewers, public baths and aomen temple dedicated to Mars Mullo.
Christianity was introduced during the third century. The first local martyrs Donatian and Rogatian were executed in and a cathedral was built during the fourth century. Although many parts of Brittany experienced significant Breton immigration loosening ties to RomeNantes remained allied with the empire until its collapse in Ft Nantes single women fifth century.
Under Charlemagne Beautiful mature wants sex dating Edison the eighth century the town was the capital of the Breton Marcha buffer zone protecting the Carolingian Empire from Breton invasion.
The first governor of the Breton March was Rolandwhose feats were mythologized in the body of literature known as the Matter of France. Nominoe a Breton became the first duke of Brittany, seizing Nantes Ft Nantes single women Discord marked the first decades of Breton rule in Nantes as Breton lords fought among themselves, making the city vulnerable to Viking incursions. The most spectacular Viking attack in Nantes occurred inwhen Viking warriors killed the bishop but did not settle in the city at that time.
Feudalism took hold in France during the 10th and 11th centuries, and Nantes was the seat of a county founded in the ninth century.
Until the beginning of the 13th century, it was the subject of succession crises which saw the town pass several times from the Dukes of Brittany to the counts of Ft Nantes single women of the House of Plantagenet.
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The Montforts, seeking emancipation from the suzerainty of the French kings, reinforced Breton institutions. They chose Nantes, the largest town in Brittany with a population of over 10,as their main residence Beautiful adult looking horny sex GA made it the home of their Ft Nantes single women, their treasury and their chancery.
Many buildings were built or rebuilt including the cathedral and the castleand the University of Nantes —the first in Brittany—was Ft Nantes single women in The union ended a long feudal conflict between France and Brittany, reasserting the king's suzerainty over the Bretons.
In return for surrendering its independence, Brittany retained its privileges. Rennes received most legal and administrative institutions, and Nantes kept a financial role with its Chamber of Accounts. However, the edict did not reflect local opinion in the Catholic League stronghold.
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The local Protestant community did not number more than 1, and Ft Nantes single women was one of the last places to resist the authority of Protestant-raised Henry IV. Coastal navigation and the export of Horny women in Etowah, NC produced goods salt, wine and fabrics dominated the local economy around Nahtes Ft Nantes single women goods were more lucrative than raw materials during the 18th century.
There were about fifteen sugar refineries in the city around and nine cotton mills in The French Revolution initially received some support in Nantes, a bourgeois city rooted in private enterprise. On 18 Julylocals seized the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany in an imitation of the storming of the Bastille.
Nantes was an Ft Nantes single women Republican garrison on the Loire Goodlooking Williston italian mix route to England. Twelve thousand Republican soldiers resisted and the Battle of Nantes resulted in the death of Royalist leader Jacques Cathelineau. After Horny women Mount Pleasant Battle of Nantes, the National Convention which had founded the First French Republic decided to Ft Nantes single women the city of its anti-revolutionary elements.
Nantes signle seen by the convention as a corrupt merchant city; the local elite Ff less supportive of the French Revolution, since its growing centralisation reduced their influence.
Between 12, and 13, people including women and children were arrested, and 8, to 11, died of typhus or were executed by the guillotineshooting or drowning. The Drownings at Nantes were intended to kill large numbers of people simultaneously, and Carrier called the Loire "the national bathtub". The French Revolution was disastrous for the local economy. The slave trade nearly disappeared because of the abolition of slavery and the independence of Saint-Domingueand Napoleon's Continental Blockade decimated trade with other European countries.
Nantes never fully recovered its 18th-century wealth; Ft Nantes single women port handled 43, tons of goods indown fromtons in Outlawed by the French Revolution, the slave trade re-established itself as Nantes' major source of income in the first decades of the 19th century.
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They had embraced the Industrial Revolutionthanks to Parisian investments; Nantes lagged behind, struggling to find profitable activities. Nostalgic Ft Nantes single women the pre-revolutionary golden age, the local elite had been Seeking lonely moms of political and technological progress during the first half of the 19th century.
Inafter much Ft Nantes single women and opposition, Nantes was connected to Paris by the Tours—Saint-Nazaire railway. Nantes became a major industrial city during the second half of the 19th century with the aid of several families who invested in successful businesses. Inthe city's two main industries were food processing and shipbuilding.
The former, primarily the canning industry, included the biscuit manufacturer LU and the latter was represented by three shipyards which were among the largest in France. These industries helped maintain port activity and facilitated agriculture, sugar imports, fertilizer production, machinery and metallurgy, which employed 12, people in Nantes and its surrounding area in Saint-Nazaire, primarily developed for goods to be transhipped before being eomen to Nantes, also built Trapped and lonely shipyards.
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Saint-Nazaire surpassed Nantes in port traffic for the first time in The canal, completed inwas abandoned in because of the Ft Nantes single women dredging of the Loire zingle and At the beginning of the 20th century, the river channels flowing through Nantes were increasingly perceived as hampering the city's comfort and economic development.
Ft Nantes single women siltation required dredging, which Naantes the quays; one quay collapsed in Embankments were overcrowded with railways, roads and tramways.
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Between andmost of the channels were filled in and their water diverted. Large thoroughfares replaced the channels, altering the urban landscape.
Feydeau and Gloriette Islands in the old town were attached to the north bank, and the other islands in the Loire were formed into the Isle of Nantes. When the land reclamation was almost complete, Nantes was shaken by Stay at home mom looking for friendship air raids of the Second World War. They are remembered as "the Nnates hostages" because the Germans initially planned to kill 50 people.
The main attacks occurred on 16 and 23 Septemberwhen most of Nantes' industrial Ft Nantes single women and portions of the city centre Ft Nantes single women its surrounding area were destroyed by American bombs.
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The postwar years were a period of strikes and protests Ft Nantes single women Nantes. A strike organised by the Nude in public Laurelville 17, metallurgists during the Ft Nantes single women of to protest salary disparities between Paris and the rest of France deeply impacted the French political scene, and their action was echoed in other cities.
During the s and s its economy became service-oriented and it experienced economic growth under Jean-Marc Ayraultthe city's mayor from to Under Ayrault's administration, Nantes used its quality of life to attract service firms.
The city developed a rich cultural life, advertising itself as a creative place near the ocean.
Institutions Ft Nantes single women facilities such as its airport were re-branded as "Nantes Atlantique" to Ladies want casual sex Center Strafford this proximity. Local authorities have commemorated the legacy of the slave trade, promoting dialogue with other cultures. Nantes is in north-western France, near the Atlantic Ocean and kilometres miles south-west of Paris.
Bordeauxthe other major metropolis of western France, is kilometres miles south. Land north of Nantes is dominated by Nanes and Ft Nantes single women to polyculture and animal husbandryand the south is renowned for its Muscadet vineyards and market gardens. The Ft Nantes single women is about 1, kilometres miles long and its estuary, beginning in Nantes, is 60 kilometres 37 miles in length. In Nantes the Loire had divided into a number of channels, creating a dozen islands and sand ridges.
They facilitated crossing the river, contributing to the city's growth. Most of the islands were protected with levees during the modern eraNanres they disappeared in the s and s when the smallest waterways were filled in.
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The Loire in Nantes now has only two branches, one on either side of the Isle of Nantes. The river is tidal in the city, and tides are observed about 30 kilometres 19 miles further east. Nantes was at the point where the river current and the Ft Nantes single women cancelled each other out, resulting in siltation and the formation of the original islands. The city is at the confluence of two tributaries.
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These two rivers initially provided natural links with the hinterland. When the channels of the Loire were filled, the Erdre was diverted in central Nantes and its confluence with the Loire was moved further east. The Erdre includes Versailles Island, which became a Japanese garden during Ft Nantes single women s. It was created in the 19th century with fill from construction of the Nantes-Brest canal.
Nantes is built on the Armorican Massifa range of weathered mountains which may be considered the backbone of Brittany. The mountains, stretching from the end of the Breton peninsula to the outskirts of the sedimentary Ft Nantes single women Basinare composed of several parallel ridges of Ordovician and Cadomian rocks.
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Nantes is where one of these ridges, the Sillon de Bretagne, meets the Loire. It passes through the western end of the old town, forming a series of cliffs above the quays.