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Preposition to use with plural town name [duplicate]

I have a relative in a town called Les Pieux in Normandy. What is the correct preposition to use to say, for example, that I am in this town? I understand from this question that we would use "aux" ...
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Understanding gender and article use disparities in country names

I'm looking for information regarding what I perceive as a disparity between the gender and article use in the names and related terms of some countries, and I'm hoping someone may be able to explain ...
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Contraction de « de Les », « de La » ou « de Le » dans les noms propres

En lisant cette phrase (tirée de cette question) : J'habite au hameau en dessous de Les Onchets. Ma Sprachgefühl est quelque peu heurtée par la non-contraction de « de Les » et je me demandais ...