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Allier
Information
Number03
RegionAuvergne
PrefectureMoulins
SubprefecturesMontluçon
Vichy
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Density
Ranked 63rd
344,721
47 /kmò
Area7,340 kmò
Arrondissementss3
Cantons35
Communes320
President of the
general council
XX
Location
Location of Allier in France

Allier is a French département, named after the Allier River.

Table of contents
1 History
2 Geography
3 Economy
4 Demographics
5 Culture
6 Miscellaneous topics
7 External links

History

Allier was created in 1790 out of portions of the former provincess of Auvergne and Bourbonnais.

Geography

See also: List of the communes of the Allier département.

Economy

Allier is the most productive agricultural area of the Auvergne.

Demographics

Culture

Miscellaneous topics

External links



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