Siri – tell me about the Lot et Garonne in South West France
“The Lot et Garonne is a department in South West France that sits 123 km ( by road) from Bordeaux. Approx car travel time 1hr 23 mins”.
Siri- Why is it called The Lot et Garonne
The area was named after the Lot and Garonne rivers. It is one of eighty three departments created in 1790 as a result of the French Revolution
Siri – In what region of France is the Lot et Garonne
The region is called Nouvelle Aquitaine.
Siri – What is the main town of Nouvelle Aquitaine
The main town is Agen known as the Prefecture followed by the Sub – prefectures Marmande, Nerac and Villeneuve sur Lot.
Siri – Explain to me the Geography of the Lot et Garonne
OK Jennifer I am searching……
Lot-et-Garonne is part of the current region of Nouvelle Aquitaine and is surrounded by other departments called The Lot, and Tarnet Garonne, also Gers, Landes, Gironde and the Dordogne .
The north of the department is composed of limestone hills. Between Lot et Garonne, there is a plateau carved by many valleys. In the west of the department, the Landes Forest is planted in sand.
This are is covered in trees called Maritime Pines.
Thank you Siri. Close the conversation for now. Goodbye Jennifer.