Lot-et-Garonne

Lot-et-Garonne (French pronunciation: [lɔt‿e ɡaʁɔn] (listen), Occitan: Òlt e Garona) is a department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of Southwestern France. Named after the Lot River and Garonne River, it had a population of 332,833 in 2016. Its prefecture and largest city is Agen.

Lot-et-Garonne
Òlt e Garona  (Occitan)
Top down, from left to right: prefecture building in Agen, Castelnaud-de-Gratecambe, Château de Lauzun and Château de Bonaguil
Location of Lot-et-Garonne in France
Coordinates: 44°20′N 0°30′E
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
PrefectureAgen
SubprefecturesMarmande
Nérac
Villeneuve-sur-Lot
Government
  President of the Departmental CouncilSophie Borderie (PS)
Area
  Total5,361 km2 (2,070 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
  Total332,833
  Rank70th
  Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Department number47
Arrondissements4
Cantons21
Communes319
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2