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Lot-et-Garonne (France)

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Geographic headingLot-et-Garonne (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Lot-et-Garonne
Variant(s)Lot-et-Garonne, France (Dept.)
Département de Lot-et-Garonne (France)
Òlt e Garona (France)
See alsoAgenais (France)
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Beginning date1790-03-04
Associated countryFrance
Associated placeAquitaine (France) Agen (France)
Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes (France)
Found inGEOnet, Aug. 11, 2005 (Lot-et-Garonne [short form], Département de la--ADM2, 44°20ʹN 00°30ʹE; Aquitaine)
Fages, Brieuc. Le Lot-et-Garonne, 1995: p. 4 (le département de Lot-et-Garonne; situated at the confluence of two large rivers of the South-West) p. 33 (the Agenais, the historical heart of the current department of Lot-et-Garonne; this territory took its name from Agen (ancient Aginnum, capital city of the Nitiobroges); the boundaries of Agenais have never been very stable through history)
GEOnet, 22 April 2016 (Département de Lot-et-Garonne (approved); Lot-et-Garonne (short); geopolitical entity name: France; first-order administrative division name: Aquitaine; 44° 20ʹ 00ʺ N, 00° 30ʹ 00ʺ E; 44.333333 [N[, .5[E]; second-order administrative division)
Wikipedia, 22 April 2016: Lot-et-Garonne (Lot-et-Garonne; Occitan: Òlt e Garona; a department in the southwest of France named after the Lot and Garonne rivers; one of the original eighty-three departments created on March 4, 1790, as a result of the French Revolution; was created from part of the province of Guyenne and Gascony; originally the territory of the ancient county of Agenais constituted nearly the whole; part of the current region of Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes; prefecture: Agen; department number: 47) Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes (Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes; a region of southwestern France, created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014 by the merger of Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes; the text of the law gives interim names for most of the merged regions, combining the names of their constituent regions separated by hyphens)
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