Due to the location of the Bordeaux and the division by the rivers, the area can be roughly divided into 4 areas:
Bordeaux left bank
Located on the south side of the Bordeaux on the left bank of the Gironde and Garonne subdivided into:
Also called two-flow country and located between the rivers Dordogne and Garonne.
Bordeaux Right bank
Located on the north side of the Bordeaux and on the right bank of the Gironde and Dordogne. This region is subdivided into the following 5 districts:
This area is often referred to as Perigord and is located around the town of Bergerac on the left and right banks of the Dordogne east of the Bordeaux.