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Nîmes is a city of southern France, préfecture (capital city) of the Gard département.

The city derives its name from Nemausus, its Celtic patron god.

Several important remains of the Roman Empire times can still be seen:

Nîmes is historically known for its textiles. Denim, the fabric in blue jeans, derives its name from this city.

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