Place:Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, Gard, France

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NameVilleneuve-lès-Avignon
Alt namesVilleneuve-les-Avignonsource: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
Villeneuve-lès-Avignonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCommune
Coordinates43.95°N 4.8°E
Located inGard, France
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Villeneuve-lès-Avignon is a commune in the Gard department in southern France. It can also be spelled Villeneuve-lez-Avignon.

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The city was founded by Philippe le Bel and boasts a castle he built, Fort Saint-André.

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