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Digne

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Digne-les-Bains

(dē`nyə-lā-băN`), city (1990 pop. 17,425), capital of Alpes-de-Haute, Provence dept., SE France, in Provence. Points of interest include the Notre-Dame-de-Bourg Cathedral (13th–14th cent.) and a museum housing Gallo-Roman artifacts. On the outskirts of the city is a spa with thermal baths.
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Coverage of stage 14, a 194.5km journey from Nimes to Digne-les-Bains, as the cyclists tackle the final flat stage before reaching the Alps.
Frenchman Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale) finished first on the 161k route from Digne-les-Bains to Pra-Loup, with Team Sky's Froome accelerating with two kilometres to go.
Lewis Alexander Mawhinney began teaching German in a high school in the southern Provence town of Digne-les-Bains in France last month.
LANCE ARMSTRONG retained the overall lead in the Tour de France but lost a key team-mate in a crash during yesterday's 12th stage to Digne-les-Bains, won by Frenchman David Moncoutie on Bastille Day.