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What is Avignon?

What is Avignon?

Avignon is the seat of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vaucluse which manages the Avignon – Caumont Airport and the Avignon-Le Pontet Docks. Avignon has 7,000 businesses, 1,550 associations, 1,764 shops, and 1,305 service providers.

When were the walls of Avignon built?

The city walls, built by the popes in the 14th century and still encircle Avignon. They are one of the finest examples of medieval fortification in existence.

When did Avignon become part of France?

Between 1309 and 1377, during the Avignon Papacy, seven successive popes resided in Avignon and in 1348 Pope Clement VI bought the town from Joanna I of Naples. Papal control persisted until 1791 when, during the French Revolution, it became part of France.

What to do in Avignon France?

Avignon Tourism: Best of Avignon. Avignon, France. Avignon charms visitors with its ancient streets, restored medieval ramparts and the immense Gothic architecture of the Palais des Papes (Palace of Popes—the papacy was based here in the 14th century).

What is the best logo for sound quality?

THX When your business is based on providing high quality sound, a distinctive audio logo is the perfect place to showcase that quality. Founded in 1983 by George Lucas, THX is best known for developing its high fidelity audio/visual reproduction standards for cinemas.

What are some examples of audio logos?

XBox The growing importance of audio logos can be seen in the rise of specialist ‘sonic branding’ agencies, and the New York-based Audiobrain is a great example. It’s best known for developing the audio logo for Microsoft’s Xbox 360, which is used on the console’s startup, as well as in advertising.

What are the football teams in Avignon?

Sporting Olympique Avignon is the local rugby league football team. During the 20th century it produced a number of French international representative players. AC Arles-Avignon was a professional association football team.

What is the seismic zoning of Avignon?

Under the new seismic zoning of France defined in Decree No. 2010-1255 of 22 October 2010 concerning the delimitation of the seismicity of the French territory and which entered into force on 1 May 2011, Avignon is located in an area of moderate seismicity. The previous zoning is shown below for reference.