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Our Lady of the Assumption's Church

Coordinates: 45°07′35″N 0°13′51″E / 45.1264°N 0.2308°E / 45.1264; 0.2308Coordinates: 45°07′35″N 0°13′51″E / 45.1264°N 0.2308°E / 45.1264; 0.2308

Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Montpon-Ménestérol
Intercommunality Isle et Double
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Segonzac
 • Land1 34.88 km2 (13.47 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 415
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24159 / 24410
Elevation 57–131 m (187–430 ft)
(avg. 105 m or 344 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Échourgnac is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

It is the site of a Cistercian abbey, Notre-Dame de Bonne Esperance, which is renowned for producing cheese.


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External links

  • Echourgnac Abbey website
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