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Location type: City
Location address: France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saint-Chély-d'Apcher
Number of texts: 2
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Its inhabitants are called Barabans. This name was allotted to the inhabitants of Saint Chély d’Apcher during the Hundred Years’ War. In 1363, the town was attacked by the English. The inhabitants defended themselves with bars, and advanced towards the attacking English army to the cry of “barres en avant” (“bars ahead”).

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In 1363, the town was attacked by the English during the Hundred Years’’ War. The inhabitants defended themselves with bars, and advanced towards the attacking English army to the cry of “barres en avant”. It gave them the name “Barabans”.

Saint Chély d’‘Apcher is a popular area for ornithologists, due to wide variety of both rural- and urban-dwelling birds that can be seen.

The town has a long-standing iron foundry. It comprises production lines for rolling, annealing and scouring, and it also manufactures steel.

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