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Aude

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Aude
Coat of Arms  Aude
Details
Information
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon
PrefectureCarcassonne
SubprefecturesLimoux
Narbonne
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Density
Ranked 71st
309,770
50 /kmò
Area6,139 kmò
Arrondissementss3
Cantons35
Communes438
President of the
general council
XX
Location
Location of  Aude in France

Aude is a French département, named after the Aude River.

History

The Roman road Via Domitia was crossing Aude in classical times.

Aude is the heart of the Cathare world and is an area of great historical significance.

Geography

Aude is located between the sea and mountains.

See also: List of the communes of the Aude département

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Miscellaneous topics

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