Jarnac

Jarnac is a town and commune in the French département of Charente. The town is situated on the right bank of the river Charente between the towns of Angoulême and Cognac.

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Jarnac also houses a fascinating collection of objects offered to the former French president, Francois Mitterand, (“la donation Francois-Mitterand”), on his travels around the world. M Mitterand was born in Jarnac, and his family home is now a museum. He lies buried in the Mitterand family tomb in the local cemetery.




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