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Geography and Geology of, and Archaeology and Palaentology in, the Languedoc

The Languedoc is an area of modern France, located in the south east of the country.   Historically, the name Languedoc has borne several meanings.   For present purposes it constitutes part of the Région of the Region of Languedoc-Roussillon.  

This Région is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the east, the Pyrenees ( The Name in Occitan. Click here to find out more about occitan.  Pirenèus,  The Name in Catalan Pirineus,  The Name in French Pyrénées) and Spain to the south, the Région of Midi-Pyrénées to the west, and the Massif Central (and Auvergne Région) to the North.  

In this section you can read about:

Click here for information about the Coast of the Laqnguedoc.  
Click here for information about the Canal du Midi.  
Click here for the History of the area, including the other meanings of the name Languedoc.



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