Indre-et-Loire


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Indre-et-Loire

(ăNdrālwär`), department (1990 pop. 532,100), N central France. It occupies most of TouraineTouraine
, region and former province (until the French Revolution), W central France, centering around Tours (the historic capital) and drained by the Loire, Cher, and Vienne rivers. Roughly coextensive with Indre-et-Loire dept.
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, and Tours is its capital.

Indre-et-Loire

 

a department in France, in the middle course of the Loire River. Area, 6,200 sq km. Population, 479,000 (1975). The capital of the department is Tours. Industry employs 22 percent of the economically active population, while agriculture employs 21 percent (1968). Industry is concentrated in Tours, mainly machine building, chemical production, printing, and food processing. Eyeglasses are manufactured in Amboise, and an atomic power plant is located in Chinon. Agriculture includes wine growing and vegetable and fruit cultivation. On the plateaus, wheat, forage crops, and potatoes are grown. Livestock is also raised. The cháteaus of the Loire attract many tourists.

Indre-et-Loire

a department of W central France in the Centre region: contains many famous ch?teaux along the Loire. Capital: Tours. Pop.: 563 062 (2003 est.). Area: 6158 sq. km (2402 sq. miles)
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Grouping commands between Val Touraine Habitat, public office habitat of Indre-et-Loire (coordinator of the group) and the community of communes of Chinon, Loire and Vienna.
Market for the supply of food harvested, produced or processed locally, ie in one of the departments in the region Poitou-Charentes (Charente, Charente-Maritime, Deux-Sevres, Vienne), or one of the neighboring departments (Vendee, Maine-et-Loire, Indre-et-Loire, Indre, Haute-Vienne, Dordogne, Gironde).
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The market for the provision of diffuse gravity HDPE sewerage pipes (Pehd) looks concrete elements and fonts for road maintenance of the road network of the department of Indre-et-Loire.
They will be used mainly by the operational division of Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, but they can also be used by all services of the County Council of Indre-et-Loire.
This contract relates to project management for the construction of fiber optic network to the subscriber FTTH in the Departments of Cher and Indre-et-Loire.
Reprographic services and printing large format for the General Council of Indre-et-Loire - 2 lots.