Aquitaine france map. You can use this map to help find towns for hotels and vacations in towns in aquitaine near your main hotel holiday destination. Aquitaine passed to france in 1137 when the duchess eleanor of aquitaine married louis vii of france but their marriage was annulled in 1152. The region is the first level of administrative divisions on the france map. When eleanors new husband became king henry ii of england in 1154 the area became an english possession and the cornerstone of the so called angevin empire.
The region of aquitaine has the number 72 and is divided into 5 departments 19 districts 235 townships and 2296 municipalities.