Agonac

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Coordinates: 45°17′36″N0°45′03″E / 45.2933°N 0.7508°E / 45.2933; 0.7508 Coordinates: 45°17′36″N0°45′03″E / 45.2933°N 0.7508°E / 45.2933; 0.7508
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Trélissac
Intercommunality Le Grand Périgueux
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Christelle Boucaud [1]
Area
1
37.22 km2 (14.37 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
1,766
  Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24002 /24460
Elevation110–224 m (361–735 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Agonac (French pronunciation:  [aɡɔnak] ) is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is situated on the small river Beauronne, 12 km (7.5 mi) north of Périgueux.

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Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20041,553    
20061,600+3.0%
20071,612+0.8%
20081,625+0.8%
20091,637+0.7%
20101,643+0.4%
20111,662+1.2%
20121,690+1.7%
20131,718+1.7%
20141,746+1.6%
20151,750+0.2%
20161,755+0.3%

History

The settlements "Borie-Vieille" and "Les Cadagnes" have yielded prehistoric remains.

In the 11th century, the village was built on a hill controlling valleys with difficult access. Agonac was one of four fourtresses and protected the area from the Norman invasions.

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.