Prats-du-Périgord

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Coordinates: 44°41′34″N1°04′05″E / 44.6928°N 1.0681°E / 44.6928; 1.0681 Coordinates: 44°41′34″N1°04′05″E / 44.6928°N 1.0681°E / 44.6928; 1.0681
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Sarlat-la-Canéda
Canton Vallée Dordogne
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Christian Eymery [1]
Area
1
10.99 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
148
  Density13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24337 /24550
Elevation178–305 m (584–1,001 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Prats-du-Périgord (French pronunciation:  [pʁa dy peʁiɡɔʁ] ; Occitan : Prats de Perigòrd) is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwest France.

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Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962247    
1968238−3.6%
1975197−17.2%
1982212+7.6%
1990199−6.1%
1999183−8.0%
2008164−10.4%
2016147−10.4%

Local culture and heritage

Places and monuments

Église Saint-Maurice de Prats-du-Périgord

The main part of the church was built in 12th and 13th centuries as part of a commandery of the Knights Hospitaller order. [3] The entrance is a through a tall flat bell-tower with four bell openings into the church's nave. [3] The chevet-aspe is extremely high and is fortified with murder holes or meurtrière. [3] The church is the property of the municipality and was registered as a historical monument on 24 June 1948. [3]

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. 1 2 3 4 Base Mérimée : Eglise Saint-Maurice de Prats , Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)