Canton of Agen-Ouest

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canton of Agen-Ouest
region Aquitaine
Department Lot-et-Garonne
Arrondissement Agen
main place Agen
Establishment date March 4, 1790
Dissolution date March 29, 2015
Residents 12,631 (Jan. 1, 2012)
Communities 2
INSEE code 4737

The canton Agen-Ouest was 2015 a French canton in the Arrondissement Agen in the Lot-et-Garonne in the region of Aquitaine in France . Jean-Louis Matéos ( PRG ) was the last representative in the General Council of the Department from 2011 to 2015 .


The canton was founded on March 4, 1790 as part of the establishment of the départements as part of what was then "District Agen". With the establishment of the arrondissements on February 17, 1800, the canton was redesigned as part of what was then the arrondissement of Agen.

See also: History of the Lot-et-Garonne department and History of the Agen arrondissement .


The canton bordered the canton of Prayssas to the north and east , the cantons of Agen-Nord and Agen-Center to the east, the canton of Laplume to the south and the canton of Port-Sainte-Marie to the west .


In addition to part of the city of Agen, the canton included another municipality:

local community Population year Area km² Population density Code INSEE Post Code
Agen 34,344 (2013) - Inhabitants / km² 47001 47000
Le passage 9,484 (2013) 12.89 736 inhabitants / km² 47201 47520

Only part of the city of Agen was in this canton. Until 2015 it was divided into five cantons. Here is the total population of the city.