Aiguillon, Lot-et-Garonne

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For a small river in southern France, see Aiguillon (Cèze).
Aiguillon
The town hall in Aiguillon
The town hall in Aiguillon
Coat of arms of Aiguillon
Coat of arms
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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Lot-et-Garonne
Arrondissement Agen
Canton Le Confluent
Intercommunality Confluent
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-François Sauvaud
Area1 28.28 km2 (10.92 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 4,324
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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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