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Encyclopedia > Moulins, Allier

Moulins is a city and commune in central France, préfecture (capital) of the Allier département. Population (1999): 21,892.


External link

  • City council website (http://www.ville-moulins.fr/) (in French)

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CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Moulins (551 words)
Moulins; and des Gallois de la Tour, who exercised in that city the functions of vicar-general to the Bishop of Autun, was appointed bishop, but had not been preconized when the Revolution broke out in 1789.
Moulins in November, 1429, and from there wrote letters to all the important surrounding towns, asking for assistance.
Diocese of Moulins counted 390,812 inhabitants, 31 parishes, 281 succursal parishes, 55 vicariates.
Moulins - LoveToKnow 1911 (439 words)
MOULINS, a town of central France, capital of the department of Allier, 121 m.
Moulins did not attain any importance till the,4th century, before which it consisted chiefly of some mills belonging to the dukes of Bourbon.
Moulins became the residence of the dukes of Bourbon about the middle of the 14th century, and capital of the duchy towards the end of the 15th century.
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