The basin of the Garonne occupies south-western France with the exception of the tracts covered by the secondary basins of the Adour, the Aude, the Hrault, the Orb and other smaller rivers, and the lowlying plain of the Landes, which is watered by numerous coast rivers, notably by the Leyre.
In 1905), and Aude (i 17,483,000 gals.
AUDE Carcassonne AvEYRON - Rodez - - -
MONTPELLIER Aude, Aveyron, Hrault, Pyrbnbcs-Orientales.
Hrault, Aude, Gard, Lozre, Pyrnhes Orientales.
There is more than one meaning of Aude discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
AUDE, a maritime department of southern France, formed in 1790 from part of the old province of Languedoc. Area, 2448 sq.
The Aude, its principal river, has almost its entire length in the department, and its lower course, together with its tributary the Fresquel, forms the dividing line between the Montagne Noire and the Pyrenean system.
The Canal du Midi, following the courses of the Fresquel and the Aude, traverses it for 76 m.; and a branch, the Canal de la Robine, which passes through Narbonne to the sea, has a length of 24 m.
By Aude, and S.E.
CARCASSONNE, a city of south-western France, capital of the department of Aude, 57 m.
Carcassonne is divided by the river Aude into two distinct towns, the Ville Basse and the Cite, which are connected by two bridges, one modern, the other dating from the 13th century.
On the left bank of the Aude, between it and the Canal du Midi, lies the new town, clean, well-built and flourishing, with streets intersecting each other at right angles.
The most prolific viticultural district of France is that known as the Midi, comprising the four departments of the Herault, Aude, Gard, and the PyreneesOrientales.