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Coat of arms of Angoumois
Coat of arms
County of Angoulême.png
Country France
Time zone CET
Counts 561—569, Marachaire
1496—1515, Francis of Angoulême

Angoumois (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ɡumwa]) was a county and province of France. Its capital was Angoulême, and it nearly corresponded to the Charente Department.[1]


  1. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911), "Angoumois", Encyclopædia Britannica, 2 (11th ed.), Cambridge University Press, p. 42  cites Castaigne's 1845 Essai d'une bibliothèque historique de l'Angoumois (in French)

Further reading

  • Wikisource-logo.svg Baynes, T.S., ed. (1878), "Angoumois", Encyclopædia Britannica, 2 (9th ed.), New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, p. 46 short x 

Coordinates: 45°39′N 0°10′E / 45.650°N 0.167°E / 45.650; 0.167

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