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Rue de Fumel
Rue de Fumel
Coat of arms of Fumel
Coat of arms
Fumel is located in France
Coordinates: 44°29′49″N 0°58′05″E / 44.4969°N 0.9681°E / 44.4969; 0.9681Coordinates: 44°29′49″N 0°58′05″E / 44.4969°N 0.9681°E / 44.4969; 0.9681
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Lot-et-Garonne
Arrondissement Villeneuve-sur-Lot
Canton Fumel
Intercommunality Fumelois-Lémance
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Costes
Area1 22.66 km2 (8.75 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 5,423
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 47106 / 47500
Elevation 57–207 m (187–679 ft)
(avg. 107 m or 351 ft)
Website site officiel

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.

Fumel is a commune in the Lot-et-Garonne department in south-western France. It is twinned with Uttoxeter, United Kingdom. In 1438 it was pillaged by Rodrigo de Villandrando.

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