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Abbaye de Fontfroide

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L'abbaye de Fontfroide est une abbaye cistercienne située dans la commune de Narbonne dans le département de l'Aude en France. Initialement abbaye bénédictine (1093), elle est intégrée à l'ordre cistercien entre 1144 et 1145.

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A: Abbaye de Fontfroide

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B: Abbaye de Fontfroide

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C: vignes sous la neige

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D: Narbonne cathedral

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E: Narbonne Donjon

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G: Archbishop's Palace in Narbonne

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H: Narbonne cathedral

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I: TGV Duplex Paris-Barcelona First Class

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J: TGV Duplex High Speed Train

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This panorama was taken in Languedoc-Roussillon

This is an overview of Languedoc-Roussillon

Languedoc-Roussillon is a French region which is composed of five departments. It is bounded by Spain, Andorra in the south and along the Mediterranean Sea (Gulf of Lions). Other French region limit the regions of Languedoc-Roussillon: Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Rhone-Alpes, Auvergne, Midi-Pyrenees. The natural boundaries are the Pyrenees and the so-called threshold Lauragais, the Cévennes and the Rhône.

In 2004, the Regional Council chose a joint new logo symbolizes the sun, which has the motto: "Living in Septimania. In fact, the current president of the Regional Council, Georges Freche wanted to rename the area "Septimania", but then it has to do so. Septimania is an old name, used since the fifth century for the region, but the Department of Lozère was not yet among them. Above all, the Catalans rejected by an overwhelming majority of this amendment. After numerous protests, including a demonstration of about 8,000 people on the 8th October 2005 in Perpignan, Georges Freche was the project of Bezeichnugsänderung in "Septimania" and the name of the region Languedoc-Roussillon "is introduced as an official designation for the Regon.

The languages of the region along with French, Occitan (Languedoc, Auvergne, Provence), and Catalan. The name of the region favors Lengadòc-Rosselhon Occitan and Catalan Rosselló-Llenguadoc.

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