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February 24, 2009
La Grande-Motte 340344 34280
Hérault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.558 4.089 1 m

La Grande Pyramide, the Large Pyramid and harbour of la Grande-Motte.

One sight.
Other sight.

This building of 15 stages builds in 1974 dominates seaside resort and marina of la grande-Motte at bank of the Mediterranean.

La Grande-Motte was created ex nihilo, during 10 years from the years 1960, on a deserted and given up nature neighboring district, of Mauguio.
The city and its pyramidal architecture were entirely drawn by the architect Jean BALLADUR, born on May 11th, 1924 in Smyrna and died on June 15th, 2002 in Paris, inspired by the site of Téotihuacan in Mexico.

Between his rounds, the guitarist gipsy Manitas de Plata, lives with la Grande-Motte.

La Grande-Motte is a french commune, located in the department of the Herault of the Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 6458 Large-Mottois in 1999, distributed out of 14 km², that is to say 465 hab./km².

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