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Political Geography of the Languedoc: The département of the Hérault ( The Name in Occitan. Click here to find out more about occitan.   Erau)

The arms of the Herault. The département is divided into 3 arrondissements: Béziers, Lodève and Montpellier. There are 45 cantons, of which 33 are separate towns.

The departmental number of the Hérault (which you will find encoded in French numbers - eg telephone numbers, post codes and numbers on motor car vehicle registration plates) is 34.

The département of Hérault was created from the central part of the historic Province of Languedoc. Its capital is the university city of Montpellier.

 

To Hérault's north is the département of Gard. To the west is the region of Midi-Pyrénées. To the south is the Aude département and to the east is the Mediterranean Sea. The Hérault River, which gives the département its name, flows across it from north to south, reaching the Mediterranean in a lowland of small coastal lagoons.

Cities: Montpellier (capital of the Hérault), Béziers

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The Herault (red) in the Languedoc (orange) within France (yellow)).
The Hérault
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