The commune (French pronunciation: ​[kɔmyn]) is a level of administrative division in the French Republic. French communes are roughly equivalent to townships or incorporated municipalities in the United States or Gemeinden in Germany. French communes have no exact equivalent in the United Kingdom, but are closest to parishes. The communes are the sixth level administrative divisions of France. This makes France one of the few countries to have six official levels of government. A French commune may be a city of two million inhabitants like Paris, a town of ten thousand people, or just a ten-person hamlet.
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  • 1855 Classification of Bordeaux

    … the rankings: Château Cantemerle was added as a fifth growth in 1973, the Château Mouton Rothschild moved from second to first growth. Since then, the vineyards have changed size, without this being considered. Many of the best wines of the appellation Médoc that were not included in the 1855 classification are classified as Cru Bourgeois…

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