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Coordinates: 43°54′00″N4°37′18″E / 43.9°N 4.6217°E / 43.9; 4.6217 Coordinates: 43°54′00″N4°37′18″E / 43.9°N 4.6217°E / 43.9; 4.6217
Country France
Region Occitania
Department Gard
Arrondissement Nîmes
Canton Redessan
Intercommunality Pont du Gard
  Mayor (20212026) Murielle Garcia-Favand [1]
11.34 km2 (4.38 sq mi)
 (Jan. 2019) [2]
  Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
30328 /30390
Elevation10–129 m (33–423 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Théziers (French pronunciation:  [tezje] ; Occitan : Tesiers) is a commune in the Gard department in the Occitanie region in southern France.



Théziers was founded in the 6th century BC by Greek colonists, who, after they had founded the coastal town of Marseille (Greek: Μασσαλία), advanced inland to found smaller colonies in the periphery. The ancient name of the town was Tedusia (Greek: Θεδουσία), under which the town was known during the Roman times. It was a fortified settlement situated on a hill, which was captured by the Celts during their invasions in the 2nd century BC. Gradually the Romans occupied the Gaul and expelled the Celts, while the settlement evolved as a Gallo-Roman village.


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