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Champagne-et-Fontaine

Champagne-et-Fontaine
Champagne-et-Fontaine
Champagne-et-Fontaine

Coordinates: 45°25′21″N 0°19′05″E / 45.4225°N 0.3181°E / 45.4225; 0.3181Coordinates: 45°25′21″N 0°19′05″E / 45.4225°N 0.3181°E / 45.4225; 0.3181

Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Verteillac
Intercommunality Verteillacois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Noël Virecoulon
Area
 • Land1 25.04 km2 (9.67 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 399
 • Population2 density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24097 / 24320
Elevation 77–169 m (253–554 ft)
(avg. 95 m or 312 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.

Champagne-et-Fontaine is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Geography

The Lizonne flows southwestward through the northern part of the commune and forms part of its western border.

Population

Personalities

For some twenty years the family of Charles de Gaulle owned a country home there called La Ligerie where de Gaulle spent his summers as a youngster. The de Gaulle family sold La Ligerie in 1920.[1]

See also

References

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