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Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

Cadouin Abbey

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Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

Coordinates: 44°50′46″N 0°54′37″E / 44.8461°N 0.9103°E / 44.8461; 0.9103Coordinates: 44°50′46″N 0°54′37″E / 44.8461°N 0.9103°E / 44.8461; 0.9103

Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Bergerac
Canton Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
Intercommunality Cadouin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Merico Chies
Area
 • Land1 50.37 km2 (19.45 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,168
 • Population2 density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24068 / 24470
Elevation 43–248 m (141–814 ft)
(avg. 64 m or 210 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.

Le Buisson-de-Cadouin (Occitan: Lo Boisson de Cadonh) is a commune in the Dordogne department in southwestern France. It is situated on the left bank of the river Dordogne. The Gare du Buisson is a railway junction, with connections to Bordeaux, Sarlat-la-Canéda, Agen and Périgueux.

Population

Demographics

  • Students: 4.05%
  • Single-parent families: 10.39%

Occupation

  • Agriculture: 4%
  • Commercial and manufacturing: 12%
  • Services: 8%
  • Intermediary professions: 14%
  • Employees: 36%
  • Labourers: 25%

History

In 1893, the commune of Cabans was renamed Le Buisson. In 1960, Cussac and Le Buisson merged to form Le Buisson-Cussac. In 1974, the communes Cadouin, Le Buisson-Cussac, Paleyrac and Urval merged and formed the new commune Le-Buisson-de-Cadouin. Urval separated in 1989.

Sights

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Buisson-de-Cadouin Le Buisson-de-Cadouin on the Quid site
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin on the map of France
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