Calvados the former was 904,000, as against 857,000 in the Cantal latter year, the diminution being acconipanied by Charente a decrease in the annual number of deaths.
(a) Normandy, Perche, Cotentin and maritime Flanders, where horses are bred in great numbers; (b) the strip of coast between the Gironde and the mouth of the Loire; (c) the Morvan including the Nivernais and the Charolais, from which the famous Charolais breed of oxen takes its name; (d) the central region of the central plateau including the districts of Cantal and Aubrac, the home of the famous beef-breeds of Salers and Aubrac.1 The famous pre-sal sheep are also reared in the Vende and Cotentin.
Marseilles CALvADO5 Caen CANTAL Aurillac .
- Allier, Cantal, Haute-Loire, Puy-de-Dme.
CLERM0NT-FERRAND Puy-de- Dome, Allier, Cantal, Corrze, Creuse, Haute-Loire.
AUVERGNE, formerly a province of France, corresponding to the departments of Cantal and Puy-de-Dome, with the arrondissement of Brioude in Haute-Loire.
It contains many mountains volcanic in origin (Plomb du Cantal, Puy de Dome, Mont Dore), fertile valleys such as that of Limagne, vast pasturelands, and numerous medicinal springs.
CHARLES GANILH (1758-1836), French economist and politician, was born at Allanche in Cantal on the 6th of January 1758.
In 1815 he was elected deputy for Cantal, and finally left the Chamber on its dissolution in 1823.
JACQUES PAUL MIGNE (1800-1875), French priest and publisher, was born at St Flour, Cantal, on the 25th of October 1800.
AURILLAC, a town of central France, capital of the department of Cantal, 140 m.
Carrier, representant du Cantal a la Convention1756-1794d'apres de nouveaux documents (Paris, 1901).
By Cantal, E.
The Garabit viaduct carries the railway near St Flour, in the Cantal department, France, at 420 ft.