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Occitanie

  • Former Administrative Regions: Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrenees

  • Type: Region of France

Occitanie is an administrative region in the south of France on the border with Spain and the Mediterranean Sea. The region is made up of thirteen departments Ariege, Aude, Aveyron, Gard, Gers, Haute-Garonne, Hautes-Pyrenees, Herault, Lot, Lozere, Pyrenees-Orientales, Tarn and Tarn-et-Garonne. - AsNotedIn


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PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
Albi City
Brion Village
Cahors Place
Canal du Midi Canal
Carcassonne City
Cevennes Gorge Canyon
Fosse Village
Gavarnie-Gedre Village
Hautes-Pyrenees
Haut-Languedoc Regional Nature Park Natural Environ
La Couvertoirade Town
Laguiole City
Lauzerte Town
Lourdes Town
Hautes-Pyrenees
Mansencome Village
Millau Town
Montpellier City
Nimes City
Parc Naturel Regional des Pyrenees Ariegeoises Natural Environ
Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) Aqueduct
Pyrenees - Mont Perdu Mountainous
Sete Town
Tarn Gorge Canyon
Toulouse City

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1805/00/00 Maximilian Godefroy Refugee After imprisonment in the fortress of Bellegarde (above the town of Le Perthus in Pyrenees-Orientales) as an anti-Bonaparte activist, Godefroy is exiled from France by Napoleon and migrates to the United States.
1927/05/00 Pauline Pfeiffer Bride Pauline Pfeiffer marries Ernest Hemingway. They honeymoon Le Grau-du-Roi in southern France. Marriage of Pauline Pfeiffer and Ernest Hemingway
1927/05/00 Ernest Hemingway Groom Pauline Pfeiffer marries Ernest Hemingway. They honeymoon Le Grau-du-Roi in southern France. Marriage of Pauline Pfeiffer and Ernest Hemingway

Eat and Drink »

FoodTypeDescription
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Aveyron Lamb Meat Aveyron is a department located in the north of the Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrenees region of southern France
Collioure Anchovy Fish Collioure, in the Pyrenees-Orientales department, may have the best anchovies in the world.



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Particulars for Occitanie:
Locale type Region of France



Vicinage »

VicinageTypeAsNotedIn
Hautes-Pyrenees Department of France

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Canon Alberic's Scrap-Book (short story) Short Story
M R James St Bertrand de Comminges is a decayed town on the spurs of the Pyrenees, not very far from Toulouse, and still nearer to Bagneres-de-Luchon. In the spring of 1883 an Englishman comes specially from Toulouse to see St Bertrand's Church.
The Beautiful Troublemaker Film Jacques Rivette Filmed in Assas, Herault, France (just N of Montpellier), "The Beautiful Troublemaker" inspires artist Frenhofer to create a masterpiece.
The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether (short story) Short Story
Edgar Allan Poe DURING the autumn of 18--, while on a tour through the extreme southern provinces of France, my route led me within a few miles of a certain Maison de Sante or private mad-house, about which I had heard much in Paris from my medical friends.
Vagabond Film Agnes Varda Vagabond is set in Languedoc-Roussillon wine region in the south of France, winter, filmed near Vendargues, Herault

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