Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

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Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
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Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
Coordinates: 44°50′46″N0°54′37″E / 44.8461°N 0.9103°E / 44.8461; 0.9103 Coordinates: 44°50′46″N0°54′37″E / 44.8461°N 0.9103°E / 44.8461; 0.9103
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Bergerac
Canton Lalinde
Intercommunality Bastides Dordogne-Périgord
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Marie-Lise Marsat
Area
1
50.37 km2 (19.45 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [1]
1,943
  Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24068 /24470
Elevation43–248 m (141–814 ft)
(avg. 64 m or 210 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Buisson-de-Cadouin (French pronunciation:  [lə bɥisɔ̃ də kadwɛ̃] ; Occitan : Lo Boisson de Cadonh) is a commune in the Dordogne department in southwestern France. It is situated on the left bank of the river Dordogne. The Gare du Buisson is a railway junction, with connections to Bordeaux, Sarlat-la-Canéda, Agen and Périgueux.

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History

In 1893, the commune of Cabans was renamed Le Buisson. In 1960, Cussac and Le Buisson merged to form Le Buisson-Cussac. In 1974, the communes Cadouin, Le Buisson-Cussac, Paleyrac and Urval merged and formed the new commune Le-Buisson-de-Cadouin. Urval separated in 1989.

Cadouin Abbey (founded in 1115, dissolved in 1791) was formerly situated here.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 2,029    
1968 2,062+1.6%
1975 2,078+0.8%
1982 2,061−0.8%
1990 2,003−2.8%
1999 2,075+3.6%
2008 2,168+4.5%

Demographics

  • Students: 4.05%
  • Single-parent families: 10.39%

Occupation

  • Agriculture: 4%
  • Commercial and manufacturing: 12%
  • Services: 8%
  • Intermediary professions: 14%
  • Employees: 36%
  • Labourers: 25%

Sights

See also

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.