Communauté de communes Coteaux et Châteaux

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Communauté de communes
Coteaux et Châteaux
Gabian vue generale.JPG
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
No. of communes 8
Established December 31, 1997
Seat Roujan
Government
 • President Francis Boutes
Area
 • Total 9,066 km2 (3,500 sq mi)
Website www.coteaux-chateaux.com

The Communauté de communes Coteaux et Châteaux was a communauté de communes in the Hérault département and in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.

It was created by prefectoral decision on December 31, 1997[1] and dissolved on January 1, 2013 upon merging with surrounding communauté de communes to form the Communauté de communes des Avant-Monts du Centre Hérault.

Etymology[edit]

The name "Coteaux et Châteaux" derives from the local coteaux (vineyards)[2] and châteaux, both prominent in the countryside.

Communes[edit]

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Coteaux et Châteaux was constituted of the following communes:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Présentation Générale de Coteaux et Châteaux Archived 2011-07-16 at the Wayback Machine. (official web) (in French)
  2. ^ See picture on right: coteaux (Gabian)
  3. ^ Les communes de Coteaux et Châteaux Archived 2011-07-16 at the Wayback Machine. (official web) (in French)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°35′24″N 3°22′12″E / 43.5900°N 3.3700°E / 43.5900; 3.3700