Champagne-et-Fontaine

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Champagne-et-Fontaine
Coordinates: 45°25′21″N0°19′05″E / 45.4225°N 0.3181°E / 45.4225; 0.3181 Coordinates: 45°25′21″N0°19′05″E / 45.4225°N 0.3181°E / 45.4225; 0.3181
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Ribérac
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Pascal Devars [1]
Area
1
25.04 km2 (9.67 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
371
  Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24097 /24320
Elevation77–169 m (253–554 ft)
(avg. 95 m or 312 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Champagne-et-Fontaine is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

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Geography

The Lizonne flows southwestward through the northern part of the commune and forms part of its western border.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962655    
1968600−8.4%
1975511−14.8%
1982477−6.7%
1990415−13.0%
1999431+3.9%
2008399−7.4%

Villages, hamlets, and localities

Personalities

For some twenty years the family of Charles de Gaulle owned a country home there called La Ligerie where de Gaulle spent his summers as a youngster. The de Gaulle family sold La Ligerie in 1920. [3]

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  3. Entry on La Ligerie in the Dictionnaire amoureux de De Gaulle, by Michel Tauriac, published by Plon, Paris, 2010