Pamiers and St Girons are the most important industrial towns.
Its capital is Foix; it comprises the arrondissements of Foix, St Girons and Pamiers, with 20 cantons and 33 8 communes.
Foix, Pamiers, St Girons and St Lizier-de-Couserans are the more noteworthy towns.
For a short time before 1877 he was sous-prefet and then prefet of Saint-Girons, but from that time he devoted himself to literature.
Delcass, the French minister for foreign affairs, and on the I 8th of August r904 a convention was signed providing for the construction of (1) the Huesca-Oloron line, (2) a line from Ax les Thermes in the Arige to Ripoll in Catalonia, (3) a line from St Girons in the Arige to Sort, and thence to Lrida.