Last modified: 2002-01-18 by ivan sache
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The department has no specific flag.
Traditional provinces: Guyenne-et-Gascogne
Bordering departments: Cantal, Gard, Hérault, Lot, Lozère, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne
Area: 8,736 km2
Population (1995): 266,700 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Millau, Villefranche-de-Rouergue
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 46 cantons, 304 communes.
The department is named after the river Aveyron (250 km), tributary of Tarn.
by Philippe-Pierre Darras