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Ariège

(äryĕzh`), department (1990 pop. 136,700), SW France, in Languedoc, bounded by Spain and Andorra. FoixFoix
, town (1990 pop. 10,466), capital of Ariège dept., S France, on the Ariège River at the foot of the Pyrenees. It is an administrative and tourist center with some small industry.
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12 The trip was organised by the THERE Midi-Pyrenees Tourist Board, Ariege Tourist Board and Hautes-Pyrenees Tourist Board.
Ariege though, as I discovered, is also a place for challenging physical activities and the tackling of the Via Ferrata, which has over 1,300 metres of secured climbing and is the longest of its kind in the Pyrenees, turned out to be just an taster for the next challenge as I found myself perched on a rock about to cross the Aubert canyon on a zip wire above a raging torrent.
Several homes and campsites in the Ariege region, near the Pyrenees, were also evacuated.
Reports that the couple had later wed at a ceremony in Barthez's home town of Ariege were firmly denied - leading to new rumours that they will now tie the knot in Corsica.
South west France (the Midi Pyrenees) comprises eight departements -- Ariege, Arveyron, Haute-Garonne, Gars, Lot, Hautes Pyranees, Tarn, and Tarn et Garonne.
This is a probing study of the demoiselles of the northern slopes of the Ariege mountains, male peasants described in official reports as "armed and disguised as women," who for three years from 1829 intimidated forest guards, charcoal burners, and the innkeepers who gave them lodging.
Amelang), and the belligerent antics of cross-dressers in the Ariege in 1829-31 (Peter Sahlins), provide material for essays of more limited appeal.
The Auzat plant in Ariege, France belongs to Aluminium Pechiney, a Pechiney Group subsidiary, and is dedicated to the production of aluminum by smelting (48 Kt annual production).
e Singers, led by musical director, Kim Kaye and accompanied by Chris Pulleyn, will open their tour in front of 1,000 members of the Ariege community at the local lively Marche Gourmand, or Night Market.
Entered as a supplementary entry is this season's Santa Anita Oaks winner Ariege (157A), while also highly accomplished is Grade 1-placed pair Sharp Susan (54), whose half-sister, Sharp Lisa, topped this sale two years ago at EUR3.
ARCADIA -- Trainer Bobby Frankel, enjoying another strong winter-spring meet at Santa Anita, rolled the dice and came up a winner with Ariege in the $300,000 Grade I Santa Anita Oaks on Saturday.
It looks a hot race, with the likes of LISTEN, TRISKEL, ARIEGE and CAMPFIRE GLOW in the field.