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Monflanquin - the square
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This is a view on the square of Monflanquin.

Monflanquin is a commune in the Lot-et-Garonne department in south-western France. Built in 1256 as a military bastide town on a strategic north-south route, it changed hands several times during the Hundred Years' War.
The village is a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France ("The most beautiful villages of France") association.

The shot was taken in august 2012, in the beginning of the evening. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monflanquin

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Uploaded: 16/12/2012
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