|• Mayor (2020–2026)||Annick Maurussane|
|66.67 km2 (25.74 sq mi)|
|• Density||18/km2 (47/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||186–442 m (610–1,450 ft) |
(avg. 274 m or 899 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Jumilhac-le-Grand is a commune in the Dordogne dėpartement in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in south western France.
The village lies on the road followed by Richard the Lionheart and on one of the many branches of the Camino de Santiago pilgrim route.[ citation needed ]
Jumilhac-le-Grand is a village of some 1,200 inhabitants in the northern part of the Dordogne. It is within the Périgord-Limousin Regional Nature Park, a protected area with a rich heritage. The landscape is one of hills and valleys and is perfectly suited to walks, bike-rides, and horseback riding. Its distinguishing features are green pastures with Limousin cows alternated by woods, orchards, rivers and lakes. In the rivers and lakes one can fish for trout as well as pike, perch and other coarse species.
The impressive 15th-century castle of Jumilhacis part of the Richard the Lionheart Route together with other neighbouring castles (Nexon, Coussac-Bonneval and Chalus).
On planet Mars, at the end of April 2021, a bedrock which was the target of LIBS analyses by the Curiosity rover was named after the village.
The Château de Jumilhac is classified as an historic building by the French Ministry of Culture. [ citation needed ]The castle was built in the 15th century; two wings were added in the 17th century. Its roofs have enhanced the reputation of the castle, also known as the "Black Pearl" of the Green Périgord for its distinctive black ridge tiles.
Dordogne is a department in Southwestern France, with its prefecture in Périgueux. Located in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region between the Loire Valley and the Pyrenees, it is named after the river Dordogne, which runs through it. It corresponds roughly to the ancient county of Périgord. In 2016, Dordogne had a population of 414,789.
The following is a list of the 505 communes of the Dordogne department of France.
Châlus is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.
The Périgord is a natural region and former province of France, which corresponds roughly to the current Dordogne department, now forming the northern part of the administrative region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine. It is divided into four areas called the Périgord Noir (Black), the Périgord Blanc (White), the Périgord Vert (Green) and the Périgord Pourpre (Purple). The geography and natural resources of Périgord make it an unspoiled region rich in history and wildlife, and the newly created Parc Naturel Régional Périgord-Limousin aims to conserve it as such.
Saint-Martin-le-Pin is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is part of the Regional Natural Park Périgord Limousin.
Sainte-Orse is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. The church of Saint Ursus dates from the 11th-12th century. The castle dates from the 15th-16th century.
Badefols-sur-Dordogne is a commune in the Dordogne department in southwestern France. The commune is situated on the river Dordogne.
Beynac-et-Cazenac is a village located in the Dordogne department in southwestern France.
Fanlac is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.
Léguillac-de-l'Auche is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.
Manzac-sur-Vern is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.
Mauzac-et-Grand-Castang is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.
Saint-Amand-de-Coly is a former commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune Coly-Saint-Amand.
Saint-Paul-la-Roche, is a commune in the northeast of the Dordogne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France. The commune is integrated into the Regional Natural Parc Périgord Limousin.
The Parc naturel régional Périgord Limousin was created March 9, 1998. It consists of 78 communes situated in the Dordogne and Haute Vienne départements. The park has a surface area of 1,800 square kilometers and is inhabited by 49,661 people.
The Château de Jumilhac is a modified castle in the commune of Jumilhac-le-Grand in the Dordogne département of France.
Argentat-sur-Dordogne is a commune in the department of Corrèze, south-central France. The municipality was established on 1 January 2017 by merger of the former communes of Argentat and Saint-Bazile-de-la-Roche.
The Nontronnais is a natural region in the northern Dordogne département and therefore part of Nouvelle-Aquitaine. It covers the surrounding of the centrally placed subprefecture Nontron. Jules Verne had called the Nontronnais Périgord vert referring to the region's lush vegetation. The term Périgord vert is used mainly in tourism, but is not identical with the Nontronnais, which covers a much smaller area.
Le Château des Rois ducs is a castle in the commune of Sauveterre-la-Lémance in the Lot-et-Garonne département of France.
Château Cramirat is a 12th-century Templar castle in the village of Sergeac, Dordogne (Nouvelle-Aquitaine), southwest France. A French national historic monument, the château is situated in the heart of the Vézère river valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Valley of Mankind.
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