Bussière-Badil

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Bussière-Badil
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Coat of arms of Bussière-Badil
Coat of arms
Bussière-Badil is located in France
Bussière-Badil
Bussière-Badil
Coordinates: 45°39′09″N 0°36′22″E / 45.6525°N 0.6061°E / 45.6525; 0.6061Coordinates: 45°39′09″N 0°36′22″E / 45.6525°N 0.6061°E / 45.6525; 0.6061
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Nontron
Canton Bussière-Badil
Intercommunality Périgord Vert Granitique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Terrefond
Area
 • Land1 19.86 km2 (7.67 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 483
 • Population2 density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24071 / 24360
Elevation 125–292 m (410–958 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Bussière-Badil is a commune in the Dordogne department in southwestern France, part of the Parc naturel régional Périgord Limousin.

The place is first mentioned in 768 when the Order of Saint Benedict built a priory there. The romanesque art style church was built in the 12th century.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1864 1,293 —    
1962 645 −50.1%
1968 584 −9.5%
1975 595 +1.9%
1982 540 −9.2%
1990 530 −1.9%
1999 523 −1.3%
2008 483 −7.6%

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