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March 4, 2008
Sainte-Anastasie 300228 30190
Gard Languedoc-Roussillon
43.936 4.321 90 m

The whole bridge. (Assembly of 3 images, for my first large version). Click to enlarge

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Bridge Saint-Nicolas de Campagnac bridge XIIIe century, on Gard or Gardon river, built close of the priory of Saint-Nicolas de Campagnac, listed in 1156 and 1188.

Built from 1245 to 1260 by the Pontifices monks, religious organization creates by Templiers, of monks engineers, experts in careers, geologists, architects. These monks had already built the bridge Saint-Bénezet on the Rhône, the bridge of Bompas on the Durance, then the Pont Saint-Esprit on the Rhône.
The bridge resisted 700 years before being damaged by the risings of September 9 2002.

Sainte-Anastasie is a French commune, located in the department of Gard, the Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 1275 Anastasiens, distributed on 44 km², that is to say 29 hab./km².

located at the banks of canyon of the Gardon river, 10 km of Nimes and 14 km of Uzès, it include 4 villages: Aubarne and Campagnac mentioned in 951, Vic mentioned in 1208, Russan mentioned in 1463.

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