Tarn-et-Garonne


Tarn-et-Garonne

Infobox_Department_of_France
department=Tarn-et-Garonne|number=82
region=Midi-Pyrénées
prefecture=Montauban
subprefectures=Castelsarrasin
population=206,034|pop_date=1999|pop_rank=86th|density=55
area=3718|area_scale=9
arrond=2|cantons=30|communes=195
president=Jean-Michel Baylet|pres_party=
img_coa=Blason département fr Tarn-et-Garonne.svg

Tarn-et-Garonne is a French department in the southwest of France.

History

The department was created on November 4, 1808 during the First French Empire by a decision of Napoleon I. It was formed out of territories belonging to neighboring areas. More than half of the territory was taken from the Lot (including Montauban and Moissac), over one-third was taken from Haute-Garonne (including Castelsarrasin), and the rest from the department of Lot-et-Garonne, Gers, and Aveyron.

Geography

The department of Tarn-et-Garonne constitutes part of the Midi-Pyrénées region. It borders the department of Lot, Aveyron, Tarn, Haute-Garonne, Gers, and Lot-et-Garonne.

ee also

*Cantons of the Tarn-et-Garonne department
*Communes of the Tarn-et-Garonne department
*Arrondissements of the Tarn-et-Garonne department

External links

* [http://www.tarn-et-garonne.pref.gouv.fr/ Prefecture of Tarn-et-Garonne website]
* [http://www.cg82.fr/ General council of Tarn-et-Garonne website]

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