As langres : 52/2 PDF capital of the Romanized Gallic tribe the Lingones, it was called Andematunnum, then Lingones, and now Langres. The town is built on a limestone promontory of the same name. Andemantunum the strategic cross-roads of twelve Roman roads.
After the period of invasions, the town prospered in the Middle Ages due, in part, to the growing political influence of its bishops. The cathedral of Saint-Mammès is a late 12th-century structure dedicated to Mammes of Caesarea, a 3rd-century martyr. Langres is home to producers of an AOC-protected cheese of the same name. It is a soft, pungent cow’s milk cheese that is known for its rind, which is washed. With it Langres pays homage to Denis Diderot. Age of Enlightenment, and the editor-in-chief of the Encyclopédie. Jean Tabourot, who went by the pen name Thoinot Arbeau and wrote Orchésographie, a book on dance and music.
British towns twinned with French towns ». Archived from the original on 2013-07-05. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Langres. Langres is een stad in het oosten van Frankrijk, ongeveer 100 km ten noorden van Dijon. Er woonden in 2004 8761 mensen.