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Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse is a commune in the Indre department in central France. It lies on the Creuse River, 19 miles south-southwest of Châteauroux, close to the A20 motorway.HistoryThe modern city is built close to the site of the Gallo-Roman city of Argentomagus which lies a little to the north. The site has been developed as a museum visitor attraction. The name of the ancient town probably derives from the Latin word for "silver", as the town was a center of silver work.The 11th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica of 1911 described the city as follows: "The river is crossed by two bridges, and its banks are bordered by picturesque old houses. There are numerous tanneries, and the manufacture of boots, shoes and linen goods is carried on". One of the riverside mills has been converted into the "Museum of the Shirt and Masculine Elegance".Notable people Antoine Berman (1942-1991), translator and philosopher Gilles Clément (born 1943), botanist and writer Raymond Rollinat (1859-1931), naturalist Germaine Rouillard (1881–1946) Michel Sapin (born 1952), politician
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