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  CurrencyEuro
  
  
  
  Culinary specialities Cream-based dishes: butter, cheese, calvados and cider.
  
  Main tourist spotsChateau de Caen, Eglise St. Etienne, Jardin Botanique de Caen.
  
  Famous peopleWilliam the Conqueror, Robert 1st Earl of Gloucester
  
  Historical factNormans are the largest regional group of immigrants to have colonised French Canada.
  
  
  
  Average temperaturesWinter 6C / Summer 15C