Sainte-Orse

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Sainte-Orse
Coordinates: 45°12′16″N1°04′35″E / 45.2044°N 1.0764°E / 45.2044; 1.0764 Coordinates: 45°12′16″N1°04′35″E / 45.2044°N 1.0764°E / 45.2044; 1.0764
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Sarlat-la-Canéda
Canton Haut-Périgord Noir
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Camille Géraud
Area
1
23.54 km2 (9.09 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [1]
355
  Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24473 /24210
Elevation163–292 m (535–958 ft)
(avg. 231 m or 758 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sainte-Orse is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. The church of Saint Ursus (Saint Ours) dates from the 11th-12th century. The castle dates from the 15th-16th century.

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Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 445    
1968 486+9.2%
1975 460−5.3%
1982 404−12.2%
1990 372−7.9%
1999 358−3.8%
2008 375+4.7%

Village history

The first written reference of the town is the village church, "Sancta Ursa" recorded in the year 1072. [2] The "Cassini map" of France between 1756 and 1789, shows the village under the name of "'Saint Orse"', and during the revolutionary period of the National Convention (1792-1795), the name was "Orse-le-Pierreux". [3]

Landmarks

A number of historic buildings are located in the town:

See also

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. Chantal Tanet and Tristan Hordé, "Dictionary of the place names of the Périgord", (Fanlac, 2000), p.381.
  3. Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Sainte-Orse , EHESS . (in French)
  4. Base Mérimée : PA00082882 , Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)
  5. Base Palissy : PM24000353 , Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)
  6. Guy Penaud, Dictionnaire des châteaux du Périgord (Sud Ouest, 1996) p. 255.