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Aquitaine is a region in the southwest of France. Its capital and largest city is Bordeaux. About 3 million people live in the region. The departments in Aquitaine are Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, and Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

Aquitaine came into the control of England when Eleanor of Aquitaine married Henry II of England in 1152. It remained in English control until 1453 at the end of the Hundred Years' War.

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