Arrondissements of the Tarn-et-Garonne department facts for kids
There are 2 arrondissements in the Tarn-et-Garonne department. The French departments, and in other countries, are divided into arrondissements, which may be translated into English as districts (in some cases, as boroughs). The capital of an arrondissement is called a subprefecture.
If the prefecture (capital) of the department is in an arrondissement, that prefecture is the capital of the arrondissement, acting both as a prefecture and as a subprefecture.
The arrondissements of the Tarn-et-Garonne department are:
Since its creation, the Tarn-et-Garonne department has had few changes:
- 1808 : creation of the department with the arrondissements: Montauban, Castelsarrasin and Moissac. The city of Montauban was made the prefecture of the new department
- 1926 : the arrondissement of Moissac was eliminated
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