The island of Nantes (fr. L’île de Nantes) is currently the subject of a vast urban renewal operation which should run until 2023, with a target of 3,100 housing units built in 2012 and 7,500 in 2023. The contracting authority is provided by the Société d’aménagement de la métropole Ouest Atlantique (SAMOA), a local public …More
Nantes (fr. Nantes) is a city in Loire-Atlantique on the Loire, 50 km from the Atlantic coast. The city is the sixth largest in France.
The city owes its development to its location on the banks of the Loire. After having been an important port site of the Metal Age, it became the capital of the …More