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Saint-Affrique

Saint-Affrique grew in the 6th century around the tomb of St. Africain, bishop of Comminges. In the 12th century a fortress was built on the neighboring rock of Caylus. The possession of Saint-Affrique was vigorously contested during the French W ...

                                               

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue ; Occitan: Vilafranca de Roergue) is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.

                                               

Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. The commune of Barbezieux, with the neighbouring village of St Hilaire, forms the most important town in Southern Charente. Barbezieux is a fortified hill to ...

                                               

Cozes

Cozes is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France in the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Its inhabitants are Cozillions. The town of Cozes forms part of the urban community Royan, which, as of 2006, had a total populatio ...

                                               

Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan

Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan is a commune in the Deux-Sevres department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France. It is located 10 km south of Niort on the route to La Rochelle. 3.000 inhabitants live there.

                                               

Jonzac

Jonzac is a commune of the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. The historian Jean Glenisson was born in Jonzac as well as the philosopher Jean Hippolyte

                                               

Marennes, Charente-Maritime

Marennes is a former commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune Marennes-Hiers-Brouage.

                                               

Mirambeau, Charente-Maritime

Mirambeau is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France. Mirambeau is situated on the Via Turonensis, the ancient pilgrimage route from Paris to Santiago de Compostela via Tours.

                                               

Royan

Royan is a commune and town in the south-west of France, in the department of Charente-Maritime in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its inhabitants are known as Royannais and Royannaises. Capital of the Cote de Beaute, Royan is one of the main Fren ...

                                               

List of municipalities in Soule

This is a list of the municipalities in the province of Soule in Basque Country and part of Pyrenees-Atlantiques departement. Soule is the smallest historical province of the Basque Country. It is divided into 3 parts: Cantons of the arrondisseme ...

                                               

Mauleon-Licharre

Mauleon-Licharre or simply Mauleon is a commune in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department in southwestern France. It is the capital of the Soule Zuberoa historical Basque province. It is home to the canvas shoe, the espadrille and etorki cheese.

                                               

Amboise

Amboise) is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. It lies on the banks of the Loire River, 27 kilometres east of Tours. Today a small market town, it was once home of the French royal court. The town of Amboise is also onl ...

                                               

Azay-le-Rideau

The chateau of Azay-le-Rideau was built from 1515 to 1527, one of the earliest French Renaissance chateaux. Built on an island in the Indre River, its foundations rise straight out of the water. It is one of the best known of the chateaux of the ...

                                               

Beaumont-Louestault

Beaumont-Louestault is a commune in the department of Indre-et-Loire, central France. The municipality was established on 1 January 2017 by merger of the former communes of Beaumont-la-Ronce and Louestault.

                                               

Chateau-Renault

Chateau-Renault is located on the Far-West of the Gatine Tourangelle plateau, next to the Loir-et-Cher department and at the confluence of two rivers: The Gault and the Brenne. Its Elevation vary between 90 meters and 140 meters on the plateau. T ...

                                               

Chinon

Chinon is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France. The traditional province, Touraine, became a favorite resort of French kings and their nobles beginning in the late 15th and early 16th centuries. T ...

                                               

Cormery

Cormery is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in the Centre Region. Its inhabitants are called Cormeriens, Cormeriennes. It is located 21 kilometres from Tours and 18 kilometres from Joue-les-Tours.

                                               

Descartes, Indre-et-Loire

Descartes is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. It is approximately 29 kilometers east of Richelieu and about 48 kilometers east of Loudun, on the banks of the Creuse River.

                                               

Langeais

Langeais is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On 1 January 2017, the former commune of Les Essards was merged into Langeais.

                                               

Mezieres-en-Brenne

It is located is at the heart of the Brenne regional natural park. The Brenne is one of Frances most important wetlands. A large diversity of natural habitats is responsible for an abundance of wildlife of which the best known are the birds: purp ...

                                               

Montrichard-Val-de-Cher

Montrichard-Val-de-Cher or Montrichard-Val de Cher, is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department of central France. The municipality was established on 1 January 2016 by merger of the former communes of Montrichard and Bourre.

                                               

Preuilly-sur-Claise

Preuilly-sur-Claise is situated at the extreme south of the Touraine at crossroad of Berry Indre and Poitou Vienne on the Claise river. The village lies 24 km from Descartes, 30 km from Le Blanc, 34 km from Chatellerault and 35 km from Loches. Th ...

                                               

La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France. Also an Australian sunburnt man squire.

                                               

Tours

Tours) is a city in the west of France. It is the administrative centre of the Indre-et-Loire department and the largest city in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France. In 2012, the city of Tours had 134.978 inhabitants, and the population of t ...

                                               

Monistrol-sur-Loire

Monistrol-sur-Loire is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France. It is the birthplace of former Roman Catholic archbishop Armand-François-Marie de Charbonnel

                                               

Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France near the Loire river. Its inhabitants are called Ponots. The city is famous for its cathedral, for a kind of lentil, for its lace-making, and for being the origin ...

                                               

Yssingeaux

Yssingeaux is a commune and sous-prefecture in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France, situated between the towns of Le Puy en Velay and Firminy. The town has a population of approximately 7.200 residents.

                                               

Aubenas

Aubenas is a commune in the southern part of the Ardeche department in the Rhone Valley in southern France. It is the seat of several government offices. The surrounding countryside, which is mountainous and rugged; is popular for vacation homes. ...

                                               

Largentiere

Largentiere is a commune and sub-prefecture of the Ardeche department in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in southern France. It is located in the narrow valley of the Ligne River, approximately ten kilometres southwest of Aubenas. Largentiere is ...

                                               

Privas

Privas is a commune of France, capital of the Ardeche department. It is the smallest administrative centre of any department in France. It is the fifth-largest commune in the Ardeche, behind Annonay, Aubenas, Guilherand-Granges, and Tournon-sur-R ...

                                               

Tournon-sur-Rhone

It is located on the right bank of the Rhone River, in the Ardeche departement, opposite Tain-lHermitage, which is located in the Drome departement

                                               

Viviers, Ardeche

Viviers is a commune in the department of Ardeche in southern France. The administrative and religious capital of Vivarais, the town of Viviers, on the right bank of the Rhone, in southern Ardeche, retains an important heritage from its rich past ...

                                               

Cerdanya (comarca)

Cerdanya is a comarca in northern Catalonia, in the Pyrenees, on the border of Catalonia with France and Andorra. Within Catalonia, Cerdanya is divided between Catalan provinces of Girona and Lleida. Cerdanyas neighbouring comarques are Alt Urgel ...

                                               

La Cerdanya Aerodrome

La Cerdanya Aerodrome is an airfield located in the Catalan town of Alp, in the Cerdanya county. It was founded in 1971 with the establishment of the now-disappeared Aero Club de la Cerdanya. The Aerdrome grew because of the gliding activity of t ...

                                               

Bac du Sauvage

The Bac du Sauvage or Sauvage Ferry is a cable ferry across a branch of the Rhone in the Camargue region of southern France. The crossing is 230 metres long and carries a road across the Petit Rhone about 6.5 kilometres from Saintes-Maries-de-la- ...

                                               

Brava cattle

The Brava or Race de Combat is a French breed of domestic cattle raised in the Camargue, the delta of the Rhone in southern France. It is bred specifically for bull-fighting, either Spanish-style or Portuguese-style. It is one of two cattle breed ...

                                               

Camargue cattle

The Camargue is a breed of domestic cattle native to the Camargue marshlands of the river delta of the Rhone in southern France. It used for the traditional sport of course camarguaise, a kind of bloodless bull-fight, but not for the corrida, Ibe ...

                                               

Camargue equitation

Camargue equitation is the traditional style of working riding of the gardian herders of the Camargue region of southern France. It is closely associated with the Camargue horse, with Camargue cattle, and with the bouvino, the traditional cultura ...

                                               

Camargue horse

The Camargue horse is an ancient breed of horse indigenous to the Camargue area in southern France. Its origins remain relatively unknown, although it is generally considered one of the oldest breeds of horses in the world. For centuries, possibl ...

                                               

Etang de Vaccares

Etang de Vaccares is a lake, or rather; a salt water lagoon, in the wetlands of the Camargue in the delta of the River Rhone in southern France.

                                               

Manade

A manade is a term used mainly in the Camargue area in France for a semi-feral group of Camargue cattle or horses led by a gardian, or herder. In French, the word manade dates from 1867. In older texts it also referred to herds of sheep,: 101 but ...

                                               

Phare de lEspiguette

The Phare de lEspiguette is a 27-metre -high square tower. Built in 1869, the lighthouse is found on the Pointe de lEspiguette, near to Le Grau-du-Roi on the Gulf of Lion in Languedoc-Roussillon, France.

                                               

Verrerie de Trinquetaille

The Verrerie de Trinquetaille is a former factory of glass products, especially bottles, located in the district of Trinquetaille, in Arles, in the Bouches-du-Rhone. It is one of the few pre-industrial sites still visible in the region. The facto ...

                                               

County of Roussillon

The County of Roussillon was one of the Catalan counties in the Marca Hispanica during the Middle Ages. The rulers of the county were the counts of Roussillon, whose interests lay both north and south of the Pyrenees.

                                               

Prince of Gothia

The title Prince of Gothia or Prince of the Goths was a title of nobility, sometimes assumed by its holder as a sign of supremacy in the region of Gothia and sometimes bestowed by the sovereign of West Francia to the principal nobleman in the sou ...

                                               

Occitan nationalism

Occitan nationalism is a social and political movement in Occitania. Nationalists seek self-determination, greater autonomy or the creation of a sovereign state of Occitania. The basis of nationalism is linguistic and cultural although currently ...

                                               

Bastir!

"Bastir!", originally the "Manifeste Occitaniste", now Bastir Occitanie ", is a pan-Occitanist movement mainly involved in French municipal elections of 2014, in French departmental elections of 2015 and in French legislative elections of 2017.

                                               

Aran Amassa

Aran Amassa is a political party in the Val dAran founded in 2018. The party defines itslef as a "left-wing alternative to the traditional two-party system in the Aran Valley. The majority of the members of Aran Amassa come from the Popular Unity ...

                                               

Corrop

Corrop is a political party in the Val dAran founded in 2015. The party defends Occitan and Aranese self-determination, socialism in an anticapitalist sense, direct democracy and ecologism. Corrop also supports an autonomous Aran Valley in an ind ...

                                               

Occitan Republican Left

Occitan Republican Left is an Occitanist political party in Val dAran comarca of Catalonia, Spain. Founded in 2008 to contest Unity of Aran and Aranese Democratic Convergence at 2011 elections for the Aranese General Council, the party acts pract ...