Aiguillon, Lot-et-Garonne


Aiguillon, Lot-et-Garonne

Aiguillon

Aiguillon is located in France
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Aiguillon
Administration
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Lot-et-Garonne
Arrondissement Agen
Canton Port-Sainte-Marie
Intercommunality Communautés de communes du Confluent
Mayor Jean-François Sauvaud
(2008–2014)
Statistics
Elevation 22–168 m (72–551 ft)
(avg. 41 m/135 ft)
Land area1 28.28 km2 (10.92 sq mi)
Population2 4,344  (2007)
 - Density 154 /km2 (400 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 47004/ 47190
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 44°18′01″N 0°20′30″E / 44.3002777778°N 0.341666666667°E / 44.3002777778; 0.341666666667

Aiguillon (or Auguillon) is a commune of the Lot-et-Garonne department in south-western France.

It lies near the two rivers junction that gives name to the department.

History

Attached to the English crown in 1318, it was conquered by Du Guesclin in 1370. The future Jean II conducted a large-scale but unsuccessful siege of the place in 1346. In 1599 it was converted in center of a duchy.

Demographics

Population in:

  • 1962= 3409
  • 1968= 3754
  • 1975= 3867
  • 1982= 4121
  • 1990= 4169
  • 1999= 4219

See also


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