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March 2, 2008
Le Bousquet-d'Orb 340068 34260
Hérault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.694 3.164 250 m

Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God, built from 1990 to 1995.
Church of The Orthodox Monastery of Saint-Nicolas which belongs to the Greek-orthodox Metropol of France.

This monastery is installed in the Hamlet of Dalmerie since 1965, close to the sources of Orb.
Construction by Mr. George Axiotis, official architect of the church of Hellade, Greece, specialist in the Byzantine churches, in Greece, in Cyprus and the Middle East.
The church is built on a level known as octagonal. The cupola rests on eight arches. The lantern is a dodecagon resting on the octagone of the base.

Le Bousquet-d'Orb is a French commune, located in the department of the Herault of the Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 1483 Bousquetains, distributed on 12 km², that is to say 126 hab./km².

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