Montazeau

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Montazeau
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The town hall in Montazeau
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Montazeau
Coordinates: 44°53′38″N0°07′51″E / 44.8939°N 0.1308°E / 44.8939; 0.1308 Coordinates: 44°53′38″N0°07′51″E / 44.8939°N 0.1308°E / 44.8939; 0.1308
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Bergerac
Canton Pays de Montaigne et Gurson
Intercommunality Montaigne Montravel et Gurson
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Robert Descoins
Area
1
13.78 km2 (5.32 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [1]
290
  Density21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24288 /24230
Elevation27–113 m (89–371 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Montazeau is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

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It is fairly close to Bergerac and Bordeaux. Many of its inhabitants derive their principal income from winemaking.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1800559    
1831625+11.8%
1866520−16.8%
1901512−1.5%
1931440−14.1%
1962393−10.7%
YearPop.±%
1968342−13.0%
1975289−15.5%
1982280−3.1%
1990267−4.6%
1999275+3.0%
2008304+10.5%

Events

Montazeau is known for its annual cheese-wine festival in which the townspeople make cheese-wine (a local delicacy) and it is then judged by the mayor.

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References

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