Aiguillon, Lot-et-Garonne

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Aiguillon, Lot-et-Garonne
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Aiguillon
Coordinates: 44°18′02″N00°20′15″E / 44.30056°N 0.33750°E / 44.30056; 0.33750 Coordinates: 44°18′02″N00°20′15″E / 44.30056°N 0.33750°E / 44.30056; 0.33750
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Lot-et-Garonne
Arrondissement Agen
Canton Le Confluent
Intercommunality Confluent et Coteaux de Prayssas
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Christian Girardi
Area
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28.28 km2 (10.92 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [1]
4,416
  Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
47004 /47190
Elevation22–168 m (72–551 ft)
(avg. 41 m or 135 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Aiguillon (French pronunciation:  [ɛɡɥijɔ̃] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen ); Occitan : Gulhon) is a commune of the Lot-et-Garonne department in southwestern France. [2]

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It lies near the two rivers junction that gives name to the department. [3] [4]

The organist and composer Marc de Ranse (1881–1951) was born in Aiguillon. [5]

History

Attached to the English crown in 1318, it was conquered by Du Guesclin in 1370. [6] The future Jean II conducted a large-scale but unsuccessful siege of the place in 1346. In 1599 it was converted into a duchy of its own.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20064,325    
20074,344+0.4%
20084,356+0.3%
20094,356+0.0%
20104,320−0.8%
20114,283−0.9%
20124,314+0.7%
20134,332+0.4%
20144,324−0.2%
20154,346+0.5%
20164,367+0.5%

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. "AIGUILLON - Map of Aiguillon 47190 France". www.map-france.com. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  3. "Lot River | river, France". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  4. "Garonne River | river, Europe". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  5. Marc de Ranse, Requiem Survey.
  6. Wagner, John A. (2006). Encyclopedia of the Hundred Years War. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN   9780313327360.