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This is about the city in France. For other uses, see Rochefort (disambiguation).
Rochefort is a city of western France, a seaport on the Atlantic Ocean. It is a sous-préfecture of the Charente-Maritime département.

Its military harbour has been fortified by Vauban.

The town has gained some fame with Jacque Demy[?]'s movie Les demoiselles de Rochefort[?].

Rochefort was the birthplace of Pierre Loti. His house has been turned into a museum.

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