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Languedoc (; , ; oc, Lengadòc ) is a former province of France The Kingdom of France The Kingdom of France ( fro, Reaume de France, frm, Royaulme de France, french: link=no, Royaume de France) was a medieval and early modern monarchy in Western Europe. It was among the most powerful states in Europe an .... Its territory is now contained in the modern-day region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics ( physical geography), human impact characteristics ( human geography), and the interaction of humanity and the environment ( environmental geography). Geographic ... of Occitanie Occitanie (; oc, Occitània ; ca, Occitània ), Occitany or Occitania () is the southernmost Regions of France, administrative region of metropolitan France excluding Corsica, created on 1 January 2016 from the former regions of Languedoc-Roussi ... in the south of France. Its capital city was Toulouse Toulouse ( , ; oc, Tolosa ; la, Tolosa ...
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Occitanie
Occitanie (; oc, Occitània ; ca, Occitània ), Occitany or Occitania (), is the southernmost of excluding , created on 1 January 2016 from the former regions of and . The approved Occitanie as the new name of the region on 28 September 2016, coming into effect on 30 September 2016. The modern administrative region is named after the larger cultural and historical region of , which corresponds with the southern third of France. The region Occitanie as it is today covers a territory similar to that ruled by the in the 12th and 13th centuries. The banner of arms of the Counts of Toulouse, known colloquially as the , is used by the modern region and is also a popular cultural symbol. In 2015, Occitanie had a population of 5,839,867. Toponymy Enacted in 2014, the territorial reform of French regions had been subject to debate for many years. The reform law used as the new region's provisional name the names of its predecessors: and , in alphabetical order. As for most of t ...
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