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Description: Calvados is a department and region on the coast in Normandy, in Basse-Normandie, in northern France. Mainly low lying with the Normandy hills in the south west. A reef extending along the coast, between the Orne and Vire rivers, was named Les Calvados after a Spanish vessel was wrecked there in 1588. There is extensive stock rearing and dairy farming. Produces cider and Calvados apple brandy. Chief towns are Caen, Bayeux, Falaise and Lisieux.
Most frequent country: France
Most frequent region: Calvados in Basse-Normandie
See places: French food and cuisine, Normandy, Basse Normandie