Fumel (French pronunciation: ​[fymɛl]; Occitan: Fumèl) is a commune in the Lot-et-Garonne department in south-western France. Situated at the right bank of the river Lot, it is the centre of a small agglomeration (population 13,028 in 2017)[3] which consists of 7 communes, including Monsempron-Libos and Montayral.[4] In 1438, during the Hundred Years' War, it was pillaged by Rodrigo de Villandrando. It is twinned with Uttoxeter, United Kingdom.

Fumel
Rue de Fumel
Rue de Fumel
Coat of arms of Fumel
Location of Fumel
Fumel is located in France
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Fumel
Fumel is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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Fumel
Coordinates: 44°29′49″N 0°58′05″E / 44.4969°N 0.9681°E / 44.4969; 0.9681Coordinates: 44°29′49″N 0°58′05″E / 44.4969°N 0.9681°E / 44.4969; 0.9681
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentLot-et-Garonne
ArrondissementVilleneuve-sur-Lot
CantonLe Fumélois
IntercommunalityFumel Vallée du Lot
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Louis Costes[1]
Area
1
22.66 km2 (8.75 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
4,755
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Fumélois, Fuméloises
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
47106 /47500
Elevation57–207 m (187–679 ft)
(avg. 107 m or 351 ft)
Websitesite officiel
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Comparateur de territoire, Unité urbaine 2020 de Fumel (47302), INSEE
  4. ^ Unité urbaine 2020 de Fumel (47302), INSEE