Last modified: 2016-11-13 by ivan sache
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Region: Occitanie (Midi-Pyrénées until 2014)
Traditional provinces: Guyenne-et-Gascogne
Bordering departments: Cantal, Gard, Hérault, Lot, Lozère, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne
Area: 8,736 km2
Population (2006): 273,377 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Millau, Villefranche-de-Rouergue
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 46 cantons, 304 communes.
The department is named after river Aveyron (250 km),
tributary of the Tarn.
On 4 November 1808, the canton of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val was transferred from the department of Aveyron to the new department of Tarn-et-Garonne.
Ivan Sache, 11 November 2009
Former flag of the General Council of Aveyron - Image by Philippe-Pierre Darras & Ivan Sache, 25 September 2009The former flag of the General Council of Aveyron is green with the Council's logo in the middle. This flag is now obsolete since the General Council has a new logo.
Ivan Sache, 25 September 2009