Soule

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Soule

(so͞ol), small region, in Pyrénées-Atlantiques dept., SW France, bordering on Spain. Mauléon-Licharre is the traditional capital. An ancient province of the Basque Country, it was annexed to the French crown lands in 1451.
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On the other are the territories of Iparralde - Lapurdi, Zuberoa and Benafarroa - situated within the French state that do not have their own political administration.
Four of the five funerary markers in Placentia have a tabular form, in contrast to the many discoidal stones that can still be seen in many eastern Basque villages of Zuberoa (Soule), Benafarroa (Lower Navarre), Nafarroa (Navarre), and Lapurdi (Labourd).
La cabecera norte de la comarca limita con la region de Sola (Zuberoa - Soule) en el Pais Vasco Frances, al oeste con el Valle de Salazar, al este con el de Anso y al sur con la localidad jacetana de Salvatierra de Esca.
De los 86 medios locales, 2 pertenecen a Alava, 14 a Vizcaya, 42 a Guipuzcoa, 3 a Lapurdi, 10 a Navarra, 3 a la Baja Navarra y 2 a Zuberoa (VV.AA., 2013: 21).
(2) Indeed, the great diversity of Basque prompted the founder of the Basque Nationalist Party, Sabino Arana Goiri (1865-1903), to argue for a different standard variety in each of six historical provinces that would conform a unified Basque Country: Bizkaia, Gipuzkoa, Araba, Nafarroa, Lapurdi, Zuberoa (Hualde & Zuazo 148).3 Serious debate about standardization did not begin until the founding of the Basque Academy, or Euskaltzaindia, in 1918.
d) el navarro-labortano, que, ademas de hablarse en esas dos provincias, penetra en el nordeste de Zuberoa (region mas oriental del Pais Vasco-Frances) y en el valle navarro de Luzaide;