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Languedoc and Occitania: their history and major tourist attractions

Languedoc and Occitania: their history and major tourist attractions

Languedoc (French version – Languedoc, Occitan version – Lengadòc) is the so-called “historical” region in the south of France. The population of this region traditionally did not speak French, but Occitan. Languedoc is part of Occitania, the center of which, in turn, is the city …

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Languedoc’s history: Toulouse’s powerful county and the war with the Cathars

Languedoc’s peculiarities include the fact that its inhabitants managed to keep their language. French became the official language in France in 1539. Local dialects began to die out in all regions of the kingdom as a result. Languedoc’s inhabitants were the only ones who managed to preserve their language. About 8 million people speak Occitan …

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