Piégut-Pluviers

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Piégut-Pluviers
Coordinates: 45°37′25″N0°41′25″E / 45.6236°N 0.6903°E / 45.6236; 0.6903 Coordinates: 45°37′25″N0°41′25″E / 45.6236°N 0.6903°E / 45.6236; 0.6903
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Nontron
Canton Périgord Vert Nontronnais
Intercommunality Périgord Nontronnais
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Alain Marzat [1]
Area
1
18.11 km2 (6.99 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
1,171
  Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24328 /24360
Elevation216–310 m (709–1,017 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Piégut-Pluviers is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. The commune is located 45 km (28 mi) from Angoulême, 65 km (40 mi) from Périgueux and Limoges and 200 km (120 mi) from Bordeaux.

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Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 1,532    
1968 1,545+0.8%
1975 1,504−2.7%
1982 1,527+1.5%
1990 1,471−3.7%
1999 1,313−10.7%
2008 1,216−7.4%

History

In Gallo-Roman times the place was called Podium Acutum. The castle was destroyed by Richard Lionheart in 1199, only the tower is still to be seen. The market on Wednesday morning has been held here since the seventeenth century.

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Tower of Piégut

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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.