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Tarnet Garonne

Tarn-et-Garonne, a department of Southern France, lying to the N.W. of Tarn, and traversed from S.E. to N.W. by the Garonne with its tributaries Tarn and Aveyron. The surface has tablelands varying in height from 1,000 to 1,600 feet, and the climate is temperate. The chief productions are corn, wine, honey, fruit, hemp, and lithographic stones; and the principal industries are the manufacture of silk, paper, candles, and soap. The capital is Montauhan, near the junction of the Garonne and Aveyron, and there are three arrondissements.