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Hérault

(ārō`), department (1990 pop. 805,000), S France, in LanguedocLanguedoc
, region and former province, S France, bounded by the foot of the Pyrenees, the upper Garonne River, the Auvergne Mts., the Rhône, and the Mediterranean.
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. MontpellierMontpellier
, city (1990 pop. 210,866), capital of Hérault dept., S France, near the Mediterranean coast. It is a great commercial center. Its industries, many of them recently developed, include food processing, salt working, textile milling, printing, and the
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 is the capital, and SèteSète,
formerly Cette
, town (1990 pop. 41,916), Hérault dept., S France, in Languedoc, on the Mediterranean. It is one of the most important commercial and fishing ports of S France, a wine-shipping center, with major gasoline refineries and plants making
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 is the chief port.

Hérault

 

a department in southern France, on the Mediterranean Sea. Located partially in the Massif Central. Area, 6,100 sq km. Population, 648,000 (1975). The capital is Montpellier.

In 1968, 20 percent of the department’s economically active population was employed in agriculture, and 15 percent in industry. The main branches of the economy are viticulture and wine- making. In 1970 vineyards covered 158,500 hectares, and wine production was 11.4 million hectoliters. Hérault has a machinebuilding industry, located in Montpellier and Beziers, a chemical industry, located in Frontignan, and a food-processing industry. The resorts of Balaruc-les-Bains and Valras-Plage and the port of Sète are situated on the coast.

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This major change represents important progress for the Department of Herault, as well as the nearly 4,000 employees of the service.
Detailed content: these works include the construction of additional investigations for detecting, marking and georeferencing networks to all the department of Herault, in accordance with NFS 70-003 standard.
Maintenance and repair works of art masonry, concrete, metal or mixed distributed throughout the department of Herault, land or water website:
Since 2004, the social and medical social workers (TMS) of the 19 agencies of the solidarity of the department of Herault (ADS) have the ability to integrate a support system of their professional practice developed and validated in the part of the community~s training plan.
Outline: This work consists of conducting further investigations for the detection, marking and georeferencing networks to all the department of Herault, in accordance with NFS 70-003 standard.
Delivery points are distributed over the entire department of Herault.
Contract notice: Supply, installation, removal and maintenance of communication boards for the department of herault.
Place of Performance: Department of Herault (34) 2 A) Defence and legal representation in connection with litigation: Analysis of the file, writing every pleading, note, writing and application memory, continuous information on the Department monitoring procedure, representation of the Department before courts and support the execution of the decision.
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