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Auch is a town and commune in southwestern France. Part of the région Midi-Pyrénées, it is the préfecture (capital) of the Gers département.


Geography

The Gers River flows through the town.


Transportation

Auch is well connected to nearby cities and towns such as Agen, Toulouse and Tarbes by Routes Nationales.


Miscellaneous

Auch is twinned with Memmingen (Germany)


Auch was the birthplace of:


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Auch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (466 words)
Auch (pronounced /ɔʃ/ in French) (Gascon: Aush, pronounced /awʃ/) is a town and commune in southwestern France.
Auch is known for its Cathedrale St-Pierre with 15th-century stained-glass windows as well as a statue of d'Artagnan, who was based on the real life person, Charles de Batz, born in nearby Lupiac, and was written about by Alexandre Dumas.
Auch is well connected to nearby cities and towns such as Agen, Toulouse and Tarbes by Routes Nationales.
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