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Gergovie (France)

LC control 00034495
Geographic headingGergovie (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Gergovie
Variant(s)Merdogne (France)
Special noteProbably not the same as: Gergovia (Extinct city)
Found inTexier, Y. La question de Gergovie, 1999: p. 15 (decree of 11 Jan. 1865 changed name of village of Merdogne to Gergovie) p. 26 (since Napoleon III, Gergovie is toponym of 3 distinct though neighboring sites: summit of the plateau itself, on which the ancient Gallic town was presumed to be; farm of Gergoye, on bottom of southeast slope; in middle of southern slope, a bit to east, former village of Merdogne)
GEOnet names server, Apr. 12, 2000 (Gergovie: PPL 45°43ʹ00ʺN, 3°08ʹ00ʺE; no other PPL with same name listed in France; cross-reference from Merdogne)
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