Badefols-sur-Dordogne

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Coordinates: 44°50′39″N0°47′32″E / 44.8442°N 0.7922°E / 44.8442; 0.7922 Coordinates: 44°50′39″N0°47′32″E / 44.8442°N 0.7922°E / 44.8442; 0.7922
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Bergerac
Canton Lalinde
Intercommunality Bastides Dordogne-Périgord
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Martin Slaghuis
Area
1
6.06 km2 (2.34 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [1]
211
  Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24022 /24150
Elevation35–180 m (115–591 ft)
(avg. 46 m or 151 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Badefols-sur-Dordogne (French pronunciation:  [badfɔl syʁ dɔʁdɔɲ] , literally Badefols on Dordogne ; Occitan : Badafòl de Dordonha) is a commune in the Dordogne department in southwestern France. The commune is situated on the river Dordogne.

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Name

As its name suggests, the town is set on the edge of the Dordogne, on the left bank, downstream from the dam Mauzac. The name of the town is of Occitan origin, but its explanation is uncertain. It could come from badar (gawk) and mad (crazy), or bada foolish (bystander), whose nicknames were dressed the villageois [2] [3] The second part of the name naturally refers to the Dordogne, on the left bank of which stood the Village.

History

In Gallo-Roman times, a port was established on the Dordogne. [4] The construction of the Castle of Badefols is before century the 10th century. The first known written records of the town date back to the 13th century in the forms Badafol and Badefol1.

The town was named in 1864 Badefols.

In 1952 it changes official name, abandons Badefols-de-Cadouin to become Badefols-sur-Dordogne. [5]

By 1790 the town of Badefols-sur-Dordogne is attached to the canton of Cadouin which depends on the district of Belvès until 1795, the date of abolition of the districts. In 1801, the canton is attached to the arrondissement of Bergerac. [5] In 1952, the commune of Badefols-de-Cadouin was renamed Badefols-sur-Dordogne.

It changed its name in 1974, becoming the canton of Le Buisson-de-Cadouin.

As part of the 2014 reform defined by the decree of 21 February 2014, the canton disappears in the departmental elections in March 2015. [6] The town is then attached to the canton of Lalinde.

The commune is part of the Communauté de communes des Bastides Dordogne-Périgord.

Population

In 2017, Badefols-sur-Dordogne had 212 inhabitants.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 173    
1975 143−2.68%
1982 150+0.69%
1990 188+2.86%
1999 187−0.06%
2007 200+0.84%
2012 223+2.20%
2017 212−1.01%
Source: INSEE [7]

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. Chantal Tanet et Tristan Hordé, Dictionnaire des noms de lieux du Périgord, éditions Fanlac, 2000, ( ISBN   2-86577-215-2), p. 39-40
  3. Le nom occitan des communes du Périgord [archive] sur le site du Conseil général de la Dordogne, consulté le 4 février 2014.
  4. Chantal Tanet et Tristan Hordé, Dictionnaire des noms de lieux du Périgord, éditions Fanlac, 2000, ( ISBN   2-86577-215-2), p. 39-40
  5. 1 2 Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Badefols-sur-Dordogne , EHESS . (in French)
  6. "Décret n° 2014-218 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Dordogne | Legifrance" . Retrieved 2017-05-18.
  7. Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE