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Agen

Agen is a medium sized city, situated in the South-Ouest of France, in the Region of Nouvelle Aquitaine, in the Province of Lot et Garonne. Its population is composed of 33 569 inhabitants and the city covers an area of 11,49 km² bringing its population density to 2921 inhabitants per km².

The city of Agen is situated on the edge of the Garonne river, between Toulouse and Bordeaux Motropolis. Main city of the Agglomération d’Agen, its economical activity is essentially tertiary, administrative and commercial, but it is developing and promoting local commerce, family tourism, business, industrial and commercial activity zones. The name of Agen is associated with the prune : “Pruneau d’Agen” produced in Lot et Garonne. It is also famous for its rugby team SUA Rugby playing in first league (top 14). Agen is part of the Occitan culture and Occitan language, it has a rich surrounding terroir that gives the gastronomy, erected in true lifestyle, all its identity and inspires cooks and great chefs.

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