Ariège - Originally a part of the Midi-Pyrénées

Ariège is a Department in the l'Occitanie Region of Southwestern France named after the Ariège River.

Situated South of Toulouse and bordering with Spain in the mountains of the Pyrenees. Its capital is the medieval town of Foix.

The principal towns (communes) of the Ariège are:

Foix (Prefecture)
La Tour-du-Crieu
Laroque-d'Olmes
Lavelanet
Mazères
Mirepoix
Pamiers (sub-prefecture)
Saint-Girons (sub-prefecture)
Saint-Jean-du-Falga
Saverdun
Tarascon-sur-Ariège
&
Varilhes.

For more information, use the links below.

Ariège countryside south of Mirepoix
WikipediaThe Free Encyclopedia occitanie.photooccitanie.photo OccitanieL'Occitanie's Homepage
 

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