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Subject: Communes of the Dordogne department, Arrondissement of Périgueux
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Coordinates: 45°21′47″N 0°58′00″E / 45.3631°N 0.9667°E / 45.3631; 0.9667Coordinates: 45°21′47″N 0°58′00″E / 45.3631°N 0.9667°E / 45.3631; 0.9667

Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Excideuil
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémi Bernier
 • Land1 16.94 km2 (6.54 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 252
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24429 / 24160
Elevation 123–242 m (404–794 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 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.

Saint-Jory-las-Bloux is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.


The commune is situated on a promontory above the river Isle, on the border of Périgord Blanc and the Périgord Vert. It is a green area, with springs and limestone rocks.



  • A château built during the 16th and the 17th centuries.

See also



External links

  • Saint-Jory-las-Bloux on the Quid site
  • Saint-Jory-las-Bloux on the map of France
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