World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Piégut-Pluviers

Article Id: WHEBN0008522154
Reproduction Date:

Title: Piégut-Pluviers  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Communes of the Dordogne department, Arrondissement of Nontron, Augignac, Piégut
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Piégut-Pluviers

Piégut-Pluviers

Town hall

Coat of arms
Piégut-Pluviers
Piégut-Pluviers

Coordinates: 45°37′25″N 0°41′25″E / 45.6236°N 0.6903°E / 45.6236; 0.6903Coordinates: 45°37′25″N 0°41′25″E / 45.6236°N 0.6903°E / 45.6236; 0.6903

Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Nontron
Canton Bussière-Badil
Intercommunality Périgord Vert Granitique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Didier Vignal
Area
 • Land1 18.11 km2 (6.99 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,216
 • Population2 density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24328 / 243360
Elevation 216–310 m (709–1,017 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.

Piégut-Pluviers is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. The commune is located 45 km (28 mi) from Angoulême, 65 km (40 mi) from Périgueux and Limoges and 200 km (120 mi) from Bordeaux.

Population

History

In Gallo-Roman times the place was called Podium Acutum. The castle was destroyed by Richard Lionheart in 1199, only the tower is still to be seen. The market on Wednesday morning is held since the seventeenth century.


See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Piégut-Pluviers on the Quid site
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.