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Gers (France)

LC control no.n 81007173
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingGers (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Gers
Variant(s)The Gers (France)
See alsoGascony (France)
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Armagnac (France)
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Beginning date17900304
Associated countryFrance
Found inCol. Lipp. gaz.: p. 676 (dept. in Gascony, SW France) p. 100 (includes part of Armagnac)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm2; 43°40ʹ00ʺN 000°30ʹ00ʺE)
Wikipedia, Sept. 12, 2014 (The Gers; department in the Midi-Pyrénées region in the southwest of France named after the Gers River. It is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on 4 March 1790. It was created from parts of the former provinces of Guyenne and Gascony. In 1808 it lost Lavit on its the north-eastern side to the newly created department of Tarn-et-Garonne)
Geographic area codee-fr---
Associated languagefre