Le Pont Du Gard
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Fotografia panorâmica por Erik Krause EXPERT Criado em 20:20, 12/06/2007 - Views loading...

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Le Pont Du Gard

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Shortly after sunset all tourists are gone. The Pont du Gard, a 2000 year old aqueduct once brought water from springs near Uzès to the Roman city of Nemausus (Nîmes). Now it is one of the major tourist attractions in southern france.

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A: Img 549910

Por josu barandiaran, Menos de 10 metros de distância

Img 549910

B: Roman aqueduct Pont Du Gard

Por Krister Bergenfeldt, Menos de 10 metros de distância

The roman aqueduct Pont du Gard. Build in the 1st century AD to supply water to the city Nimes. It is...

Roman aqueduct Pont Du Gard

C: Just under Pont Du Gard

Por Rouillier Marc, 30 metros de distância

the roman bridge "Le Pont Du Gard" built about 50 yrs after JC

Just under Pont Du Gard

D: Roman aqueduct Pont Du Gard

Por Krister Bergenfeldt, 50 metros de distância

The roman aqueduct Pont du Gard. Build in the 1st century AD to supply water to the city Nimes. It is...

Roman aqueduct Pont Du Gard

E: Walking on Pont du Gard

Por Jakub Hruska, 50 metros de distância

Walking on Pont du Gard

F: Pont du Gard

Por Jose Maria Ocana Rizo, 50 metros de distância

Pont du Gard

G: Pont Du Gard

Por Krister Bergenfeldt, 50 metros de distância

The roman aqueduct Pont du Gard. Build in the 1st century AD to supply water to the city Nimes. It is...

Pont Du Gard

H: Roman aqueduct Pont Du Gard

Por Krister Bergenfeldt, 90 metros de distância

The roman aqueduct Pont du Gard. Build in the 1st century AD to supply water to the city Nimes. It is...

Roman aqueduct Pont Du Gard

I: Pont du Gard from view point

Por Jose Maria Ocana Rizo, 120 metros de distância

Pont du Gard from view point

J: Under the Pont du Gard

Por Jakub Hruska, 140 metros de distância

Under the Pont du Gard

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Languedoc-Roussillon

Esta é uma visão geral de 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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