Salignac-Eyvigues

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Coordinates: 44°58′31″N1°19′24″E / 44.9753°N 1.3233°E / 44.9753; 1.3233 Coordinates: 44°58′31″N1°19′24″E / 44.9753°N 1.3233°E / 44.9753; 1.3233
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Sarlat-la-Canéda
Canton Terrasson-Lavilledieu
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Stéphane Laurent-Secrestat
Area
1
45.00 km2 (17.37 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2017) [1]
1,159
  Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24516 /24590
Elevation120–314 m (394–1,030 ft)
(avg. 280 m or 920 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
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Eyrignac manor garden

Salignac-Eyvigues (French pronunciation:  [saliɲak ɛviɡ] ; Occitan : Salanhac e Aivigas) is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

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It includes the 17th century Eyrignac Manor (French : Manoir d'Eyrignac), which has a remarkable garden, originally established in the 18th century, surrounding the manor house on a hill, with water coming from seven springs. Only a pavilion, fountains and basins remain from the original garden. In the 1960s, the new owner, Giles Sermadiras de Cuzols de Lile, created a new garden, inspired by gardens from the Renaissance and Italian gardens to the end of the 18th century. The garden features topiary sculptures, vistas, fountains, statues, and an avenue of vases. [2] [3]

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1968888    
1975863−2.8%
1982942+9.2%
1990964+2.3%
19991,007+4.5%
20081,140+13.2%

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE . Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. "Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac" (in French). Comité des Parcs et Jardins de France. Retrieved 26 December 2008.
  3. "Webpage". Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac. Archived from the original on 1 February 2009. Retrieved 26 December 2008.