Aiguillon, Lot-et-Garonne

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For a small river in southern France, see Aiguillon (Cèze).
Aiguillon
Aiguillon is located in France
Aiguillon
Aiguillon
Coordinates: 44°18′N 0°20′E / 44.30°N 0.34°E / 44.30; 0.34Coordinates: 44°18′N 0°20′E / 44.30°N 0.34°E / 44.30; 0.34
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Lot-et-Garonne
Arrondissement Agen
Canton Port-Sainte-Marie
Intercommunality Confluent
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Sauvaud
Area1 28.28 km2 (10.92 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 4,356
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 47004 / 47190
Elevation 22–168 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

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

History[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,409 —    
1968 3,754 +10.1%
1975 3,867 +3.0%
1982 4,121 +6.6%
1990 4,169 +1.2%
1999 4,219 +1.2%
2009 4,356 +3.2%

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