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Travel Guide 2   >   Europe   >   France   >   Towns and Cities   >   Montpellier

   
 

Montpellier


Montpellier is a city in southern France on the Mediterranean coast. The city is capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon région, and as of the 1999 census Montpellier had an estimated population of 225,300.


Key Facts about Montpellier


Theatre in Place de la Comédie in Montpellier:
Theatre in Place de la Comédie in Montpellier
Here are some facts about Montpellier:
  1. Montpellier is a city in southern France on the Mediterranean coast.

  2. Montpellier is the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon région.

  3. As of the 1999 census Montpellier had an estimated population of 225,300.

  4. Montpellier is built on two hills (Montpellier and Montpelliéret), so as a result many streets contain great variations in elevation.

  5. Montpellier is home to one of the oldest universities in the world. The University of Montpellier was founded in 1160, was granted a charter in 1220 by Cardinal Conrad von Urach, which was subsequently confirmed in 1289 by Pope Nicholas IV in a papal bull. The University was suppressed during the French Revolution, but was then re-established in 1896.

  6. Montpellier is also home to the oldest botanical garden in France. The Jardin des plantes de Montpellier was founded in 1593.

  7. Montpellier grew greatly in the 1960s, after it became one of the main destinations for French settlers from Algeria, who were resettled there after that country gained independence from France in 1962.

  8. Montpellier been the fastest growing city in France for the last 25 years.



Weather in Montpellier


Montpellier has a Mediterranean climate with mild dry Winters, and warm wet Summers.

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Montpellier Travel Guide 2024: Your Essential Guide to Culture, Adventure, and Exploration

By Jeanne Alvarado

Independently published
Released: February 12th, 2024
Paperback (84 pages)

Montpellier Travel Guide 2024: Your Essential Guide to Culture, Adventure, and Exploration
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  • EAN: 9798879415353
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  • Number of Pages: 84
  • Author: Jeanne Alvarado
  • Publication Date: February 12th, 2024
  • Release Date: February 12th, 2024
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  • Size: 8.5 inches by 5.5 inches by 0.19 inches
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Unveiling Montpellier: Your Ultimate Guide to France's Hidden Gem: Experience the Charm, Vibrancy, and Elegance of Montpellier - Historic Landmarks to ... Journey Through the Heart of French Culture)

By Tailored Travel Guide

Independently published
Released: May 21st, 2023
Paperback (40 pages)

Unveiling Montpellier: Your Ultimate Guide to France s Hidden Gem: Experience the Charm, Vibrancy, and Elegance of Montpellier - Historic Landmarks to ... Journey Through the Heart of French Culture)
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Unveiling Montpellier: Your Ultimate Guide to France's Hidden Gem: Experience the Charm, Vibrancy, and Elegance of Montpellier - Historic Landmarks to ... Journey Through the Heart of French Culture)
  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • EAN: 9798395419514
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  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Author: Tailored Travel Guide
  • Publication Date: May 21st, 2023
  • Release Date: May 21st, 2023
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  • Size: 9.0 inches by 6.0 inches by 0.1 inches
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MONTPELLIER TRAVEL GUIDE 2024: Discovering Montpellier's Enchanting Allure: An All-Inclusive Companion Revealing the Rich Tapestry of Culture, ... (CRAFTED GUIDES FOR TOURISTS 2024 EDITION)

By ISAAC MARCOS

Independently published
Released: January 15th, 2024
Paperback (141 pages)

MONTPELLIER TRAVEL GUIDE 2024: Discovering Montpellier s Enchanting Allure: An All-Inclusive Companion Revealing the Rich Tapestry of Culture, ... (CRAFTED GUIDES FOR TOURISTS 2024 EDITION)
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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • EAN: 9798876198341
Details:
  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 141
  • Author: ISAAC MARCOS
  • Publication Date: January 15th, 2024
  • Release Date: January 15th, 2024
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  • Size: 8.27 inches by 5.83 inches by 0.32 inches
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My Travel Journal Montpellier: Create a memory book Vacation or Summer Traveling Log Book for Teenagers - Keepsake for Recording Your Memories from Your Journeys - Travel Journal For Couples

By CHINTE MOLISH

Independently published
Released: July 15th, 2022
Paperback (120 pages)

My Travel Journal Montpellier: Create a memory book Vacation or Summer Traveling Log Book for Teenagers - Keepsake for Recording Your Memories from Your Journeys - Travel Journal For Couples
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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
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  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 120
  • Author: CHINTE MOLISH
  • Publication Date: July 15th, 2022
  • Release Date: July 15th, 2022
Physical Description:
  • Size: 11.0 inches by 8.5 inches by 0.28 inches
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SOUTHERN FRANCE TRAVEL GUIDE 2024: Insider's Guide To Exploring The Allure Of Marseille, Cannes, Avignon, Montpellier, Nice, Aix-en-Provence In 2024.

By Luz T. Sutton

Independently published
Released: December 17th, 2023
Paperback (154 pages)

SOUTHERN FRANCE TRAVEL GUIDE 2024: Insider s Guide To Exploring The Allure Of Marseille, Cannes, Avignon, Montpellier, Nice, Aix-en-Provence In 2024.
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SOUTHERN FRANCE TRAVEL GUIDE 2024: Insider's Guide To Exploring The Allure Of Marseille, Cannes, Avignon, Montpellier, Nice, Aix-en-Provence In 2024.
  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • EAN: 9798872097082
Details:
  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 154
  • Author: Luz T. Sutton
  • Publication Date: December 17th, 2023
  • Release Date: December 17th, 2023
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  • Size: 9.0 inches by 6.0 inches by 0.35 inches
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Montpellier Travel Tips (France): Discover the most up-to-date and amazing places to explore in Montpellier, along with current information and guides ... to see. (Budget-Friendly Cities in Europe)

By Hudson Miles

Independently published
Released: June 27th, 2023
Paperback (55 pages)

Montpellier Travel Tips (France): Discover the most up-to-date and amazing places to explore in Montpellier, along with current information and guides ... to see. (Budget-Friendly Cities in Europe)
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Montpellier Travel Tips (France): Discover the most up-to-date and amazing places to explore in Montpellier, along with current information and guides ... to see. (Budget-Friendly Cities in Europe)
  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • EAN: 9798399825229
Details:
  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 55
  • Author: Hudson Miles
  • Publication Date: June 27th, 2023
  • Release Date: June 27th, 2023
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  • Size: 9.0 inches by 6.0 inches by 0.13 inches
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Montpellier Travel, France: Tourism

By Bobby Chapman

Independently Published
Released: December 10th, 2019
Paperback (150 pages)

Montpellier Travel, France: Tourism
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  • Brand: Independently Published
  • ISBN: 1673938647
  • EAN: 9781673938647
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  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 150
  • Author: Bobby Chapman
  • Publication Date: December 10th, 2019
  • Release Date: December 10th, 2019
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  • Size: 8.0 inches by 5.0 inches by 0.38 inches
  • Weight: 0.37919509064 pounds
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