• Bonjorn is a common greeting in Occitan. We present to you some interesting information about Occitania.

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    Occitan, also known as lenga d'òc by its native speakers, is a Romance language spoken in Southern France, Monaco, Italy's Occitan Valleys, as well as Catalonia's Val d'Aran; collectively, these regions are sometimes referred to as Occitania. It is also spoken in South Italy in a linguistic enclave of the Cosenza area.

    Here are some amazing facts about the Occitan language and Occitania region,

    Occitan is comprised of six main dialects i.e., Provençal, Gascon, Languedocien, Limousin, Alpine and Auvergne.

    The base of the Occitan language is Latin and it is spread by the Romans.

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    The cuisine of Occitania is as famous as its wine. Some of the delicacies are Le frésinat, a traditional mountain dish; Pouteille, a traditional French stew; Encornets Farcis, a French seafood dish; Boles de picolat, a traditional Catalan dish; Garbure, a traditional thick soup; Bourride, a popular fish stew; Saucisse de Toulouse, traditional Toulouse sausage; Aligot, a French cheese dish; Cassoulet, traditional bean-meat-based dish; Oeufs Cocotte, Tielle, Daube Avignonnaise, Confit de canard.

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    To experience the friendly, natural, and jovial vibe of the Occitania, you should head on to the following places, Toulouse a.k.a. the Pink City, the capital of the Occitanie region; Place du Capitole, The Pont du Gard aqueduct, Museum of the Pont du Gard, Cité de Carcassonne, The Villages of Aveyron, Cévennes National Park, the medieval city of Béziers, Romanesque bridge, Canal du Midi, Gorges du Tarn.

    Hope you like it, if you know any other fascinating facts about Occitania, let us all know!

    Source: https://artsandculture.google.com/