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The Roman City of Nemausus, present day Nimes, is situated in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France. In about 28 BC Nemausus became a Roman colony and by the time of Augustus had a population of 60,000 Romans. The city was ringed by 6 km (3.7 miles) of ramparts with 14 towers and was known as the Porta Augusta or the doorway to Gaul, present day France.

Present day Nimes is the centre of important Roman monuments including the Pont du Gard a Roman aqueduct which...
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