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Douai

Douai is a city in the north of France, in the département of Nord, of which it is a sous-préfecture.

The Jesuit college at Douai achieved particular fame/notoriety as the site of training of priests intended for the Catholic recovery of Protestant England.

External link

Official city website (http://www.ville-douai.fr/)



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