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Clock tower

Coordinates: 44°04′13″N 0°54′02″E / 44.0703°N 0.9006°E / 44.0703; 0.9006Coordinates: 44°04′13″N 0°54′02″E / 44.0703°N 0.9006°E / 44.0703; 0.9006

Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn-et-Garonne
Arrondissement Castelsarrasin
Canton Auvillar
Intercommunality Deux Rives
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Delrieu
 • Land1 15.6 km2 (6.0 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,034
 • Population2 density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 82008 / 82340
Elevation 52–166 m (171–545 ft)
(avg. 148 m or 486 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.

Auvillar (Altivillare the Middle Ages) is a commune in the department of Tarn-et-Garonne and the Midi-Pyrenees region, situated at the edge of Lomagne region on the banks of the Garonne river. Since 1994, Auvillar has been voted one of the "most beautiful villages in France" with its harbor area and the outstanding monuments like the circular hall, the clock tower and the Church of St. Peter. Auvillar is a stop for tourists and pilgrims on the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage route.[1]

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External links

  • City life
  • Official web site
  • schools
  • Mon Village et Vous

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