Rodez


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Rodez

(rôdĕz`), city (1993 pop. 26,794), capital of Aveyron dept., S France. It is a farm trade center; gloves and plastics are made. An episcopal see since the 4th cent., it was the historic capital of RouergueRouergue
, region of S France, in the S Massif Central, coextensive with the present Aveyron dept. Rodez, the historic capital, and Millau are the chief towns. One of the most mountainous areas of France, it is traversed by the Aveyron, Tarn, and other rivers, which form many
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. An impressive northern Gothic cathedral (13th–16th cent.) is there.
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7 miles) route from Blagnac to Rodez in southern France sees a number of third-category climbs, including a hilly finish.
Depart de Blagnac a 13h00 (lance a 13h09), arrivee a Rodez vers 17h39
In gymnasts competition the element C600, from the family Pike jump, having the value of 1 point was used 7 times in the World Championship in Rodez and 6 times in the World Championship in Sofia.
Seven-time champion Lance Armstrong's miserable Tour continued as he crashed in the neutralised zone before racing began in Rodez.
Yet bookings have slumped since Ryanair scrapped all winter flights to Rodez, even though the airport serves much of the Dordogne and Aveyron areas of France where hundreds of Britons have second homes.
For most of the seven chapters of his book, Morfee undertakes the challenging task of reading Artaud's notoriously difficult texts from his Cahiers de Rodez, written in the 1940s during his internment at Rodez asylum (and continued after his return to Paris, until his death in 1948).
Louis, signs a definitive agreement for the sale of assets associated with the company's European wheat and barley business to Rodez, France-based RAGT Genetique S.
In France, weekly rentals start from pounds 107 - down from pounds 139 - at Ryanair's destinations of Brest, Dinard, Limoges, La Rochelle, Poitiers, Rodez, St.
The others are Bergerac and Rodez in France, Ostend in Belgium, Groningen in Holland, Leipzig in Germany and Palermo, Italy.
Services on some domestic routes were maintained, including flights from Orly to Metz, Annecy, Rodez and La Rochelle.
Major organization : CT D~AGGLOMRATION DU GRAND RODEZ.