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La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac and the Dordogne River

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La Roque-Gageac
La Roque-Gageac

Coordinates: 44°49′38″N 1°11′00″E / 44.8272°N 1.1833°E / 44.8272; 1.1833Coordinates: 44°49′38″N 1°11′00″E / 44.8272°N 1.1833°E / 44.8272; 1.1833

Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Sarlat-la-Canéda
Canton Sarlat-la-Canéda
Intercommunality Périgord Noir
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jérôme Peyrat
 • Land1 7.17 km2 (2.77 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 412
 • Population2 density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24355 / 24250
Elevation 60–218 m (197–715 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

La Roque-Gageac is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine, southwestern France.

Perched above the Dordogne River, the village is a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France ("The most beautiful villages of France") association.


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