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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, France: Tourism

By Bobby Chapman

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Released: December 10th, 2019
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  • Number of Pages: 150
  • Author: Bobby Chapman
  • Publication Date: December 10th, 2019
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Marseille & Montpellier Travel Guide - Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay

By Brendan Kavanagh

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Released: April 6th, 2014
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  • PartNumber: black & white illustrations
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  • Number of Pages: 78
  • Author: Brendan Kavanagh
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Montpellier Travel Guide (Quick Trips Series): Sights, Culture, Food, Shopping & Fun

By Crystal Stewart

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Released: April 27th, 2016
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  • ISBN: 1532966296
  • EAN: 9781532966293
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  • Number of Pages: 80
  • Author: Crystal Stewart
  • Publication Date: April 27th, 2016
  • Release Date: April 27th, 2016
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  • Weight: 0.27 Pounds
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Travel Like a Local - Map of Montpellier (Black and White Edition): The Most Essential Montpellier (France) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

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Released: August 10th, 2018
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  • ISBN: 172494178X
  • EAN: 9781724941787
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  • Number of Pages: 50
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Montpellier Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights

By Thomas Austin

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Released: December 10th, 2014
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  • ISBN: 1505461685
  • EAN: 9781505461688
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  • Number of Pages: 44
  • Author: Thomas Austin
  • Publication Date: December 10th, 2014
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Travel Like a Local - Map of Montpellier: The Most Essential Montpellier (France) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

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Released: July 20th, 2018
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Michelin Map No. 113 Montpellier Montelimar Avignon Marseille (France), Scale 1:60,000 (French Edition)

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  • ISBN: 0320041093
  • EAN: 9780320041099
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  • Publication Date: January 1st, 2006
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My Travel Journal Montpellier: 6x9 Travel Notebook or Diary with prompts, Checklists and Bucketlists perfect gift for your Trip to Montpellier (France) for every Traveler

By Montpellier Publishing

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Released: December 21st, 2019
Paperback (119 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1678947164
  • EAN: 9781678947163
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  • Number of Pages: 119
  • Author: Montpellier Publishing
  • Publication Date: December 21st, 2019
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  • Weight: 0.41 Pounds
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