Last modified: 2002-07-20 by ivan sache
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Traditional provinces: Guyenne-et-Gascogne
Bordering departments: Charente-Maritime, Dordogne, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne
Area: 10,000 km2
Population (1995): 1,263,500 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Blaye, Langon, Lesparre-Médoc, Libourne
Subdivisions: 5 arrondissements, 63 cantons, 543 communes.
The department is named after the estuary of Gironde (75 km), made by the confluency of rivers.Garonne and Dorfogne.