Lot-et-Garonne


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Lot-et-Garonne

(lôt-ā-gârôn`), department (1990 pop. 306,900), in Agenais and parts of Bazadais and Bezaume, SW France. AgenAgen
, town (1990 pop. 32,223), capital of Lot-et-Garonne dept., SW France, on the Garonne River, in Guienne. It is an agricultural marketplace in the center of a fruit-growing region and an industrial center where food products, clothing, agricultural machinery, bicycles,
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 is the capital.
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Lot-Et-Garonne

 

a department in southwestern France, in the Garonne Valley. Area, 5,400 sq km. Population, 292,000 (1972). Administrative center, Agen. Lot-et-Garonne is an agricultural region, producing grain, tobacco, vegetables, fruit, and grapes. Food processing is an important industry.

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Lot-et-Garonne

a department of SW France, in Aquitaine. Capital: Agen. Pop.: 309 993 (2003 est.). Area: 5385 sq. km (2100 sq. miles)
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