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Landes, or Lanas in Gascon, means moorland or heath. Landes and Lanas come from the Latin planus meaning flat, even, level, plain. They are therefore similar to the English words ''plain'' and ''plane'', the Spanish word ''llanos'' and the Italian word ''piano''.  
 
Landes, or Lanas in Gascon, means moorland or heath. Landes and Lanas come from the Latin planus meaning flat, even, level, plain. They are therefore similar to the English words ''plain'' and ''plane'', the Spanish word ''llanos'' and the Italian word ''piano''.  
  
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*[http://www.francegenweb.org/~communes/liste.php?dept=40 Gazetteer for Landes]
 
*[http://www.francegenweb.org/~communes/liste.php?dept=40 Gazetteer for Landes]
  
Arrondissements (Districts) <br>Cantons (Subdivisions)<br>Communes (Relatively small, usually rural communities)<br>
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'''Arrondissement of Dax'''<br>
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*[http://www.archives.landes.org/index.php?id=983 civil registration and church records online] In French (English instruction is not available)  
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*[http://www.archives.landes.org/index.php?id=983 civil registration and church records online] In French (English instruction is not available)
  
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*[http://www.archives.landes.org/index.php?id=983 civil registration and church records online] In French (English instruction is not available)  
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*[http://www.archives.landes.org Archives Départementales]
 
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Prefecture

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Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Landes_(department)

(Occitan: Lanas) is a département in southern France.

Landes is one of the original 83 départements that were created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from parts of the provinces of Guyenne and Gascony.

Landes, or Lanas in Gascon, means moorland or heath. Landes and Lanas come from the Latin planus meaning flat, even, level, plain. They are therefore similar to the English words plain and plane, the Spanish word llanos and the Italian word piano.

Historic Province

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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Arrondissements (Districts)
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Communes (Relatively small, usually rural communities)

Arrondissement of Dax

Arrondisement of Mont-de-Marsan

Populated Places

Neighboring Departments

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Civil Registration

Court

Land

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