Communauté de communes Coteaux et Châteaux

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Communauté de communes
Coteaux et Châteaux
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CountryFrance
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon
DepartmentHérault
No. of communes8
EstablishedDecember 31, 1997
SeatRoujan
Government
 • PresidentFrancis Boutes
Area
 • Total9,066 km2 (3,500 sq mi)
Websitewww.coteaux-chateaux.com

The Communauté de communes Coteaux et Châteaux was a group of communes in the Hérault departement and Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.

It was created on December 31, 1997, by decision of the Prefecture,[1] and dissolved on January 1, 2013 upon merging with surrounding communauté de communes to form the Communauté des communes des Avant-Monts du Centre Hérault.

Etymology[change | change source]

The name comes from the local coteaux (vineyards) and chateaux (castles), prominent features of the countryside.

Communes[change | change source]

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Coteaux et Chateaux contained the following communes:[2]

  • Fos
  • Gabian
  • Margon
  • Montesquieu
  • Neffiès
  • Pouzolles
  • Roujan
  • Vailhan

References[change | change source]

  1. Présentation Générale de Coteaux et Châteaux (official website) (in French)
  2. Les communes de Coteaux et Châteaux (official web) (in French)

Other websites[change | change source]