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Post office and town hall

Coordinates: 45°12′16″N 1°04′35″E / 45.2044°N 1.0764°E / 45.2044; 1.0764Coordinates: 45°12′16″N 1°04′35″E / 45.2044°N 1.0764°E / 45.2044; 1.0764

Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Thenon
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Camille Géraud
 • Land1 23.54 km2 (9.09 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 375
 • Population2 density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24473 / 24210
Elevation 163–292 m (535–958 ft)
(avg. 231 m or 758 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.

Sainte-Orse is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. The church of Saint Ursus (Saint Ours) dates from the 11th-12th century. The castle dates from the 15th-16th century.


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External links

  • Sainte-Orse on the Quid site
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