Cherbourg is a city of Normandy, in north western France, in the Manche département, of which it is a sous-préfecture. It is a seaport on the English Channel. Population: 26,750.
Cherbourg was the first stop of RMS Titanic after it left Southampton, England.
See also: Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg), musical film