Lot (depairtment)

French depairtment

Lot (French pronunciation: ​[lɔt]; Occitan: Òlt) is a depairtment in the soothwast o Fraunce named efter the Lot River.

Lot
Prefectur biggin o the Lot depairtment, in Cahors
Prefectur biggin o the Lot depairtment, in Cahors
Coat o airms o Lot
Coat o airms
Location o Lot in Fraunce
Location o Lot in Fraunce
Coordinates: 44°35′N 01°35′E / 44.583°N 1.583°E / 44.583; 1.583Coordinates: 44°35′N 01°35′E / 44.583°N 1.583°E / 44.583; 1.583
KintraFraunce
RegionMidi-Pyrénées
PrefecturCahors
SubprefectursFigeac
Gourdon
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilGérard Miquel
Area
 • Total5,217 km2 (2,014 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot171,173
 • Rank90t
 • Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer46
Arrondissements3
Cantons17
Communes340
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2