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Landes-le-Gaulois

Town, village, neighbourhood in Landes-le-Gaulois
  • A small French village in the Loir et Cher (41) department of the Centre Val de Loire region, Landes-le-Gaulois lies in the Landes Cisse valley.
    It comprises a main village and several hamlets, including Bennes, Moque Souris, Moulins Bourges, Villeruche, Rochefort, Villée, Pitouille and Pont Neuf.
    Its inhabitants are called Landais and Landaises.
    The commune covers an area of 24.2 km² and has a population of 754.
    Formerly known simply as "Landes", the commune was unofficially named...
    A small French village in the Loir et Cher (41) department of the Centre Val de Loire region, Landes-le-Gaulois lies in the Landes Cisse valley.
    It comprises a main village and several hamlets, including Bennes, Moque Souris, Moulins Bourges, Villeruche, Rochefort, Villée, Pitouille and Pont Neuf.
    Its inhabitants are called Landais and Landaises.
    The commune covers an area of 24.2 km² and has a population of 754.
    Formerly known simply as "Landes", the commune was unofficially named Landes-le-Gaulois by local inhabitants when menhirs were discovered around the village.
    "Landes le Gaulois" became the commune's official name by decree on December 25, 1918. It is the only commune name in France to contain the word "Gaulois".