Capdenac

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Capdenac
Capdenac is located in France
Capdenac
Capdenac
Coordinates: 44°34′54″N 2°04′12″E / 44.5817°N 2.07°E / 44.5817; 2.07Coordinates: 44°34′54″N 2°04′12″E / 44.5817°N 2.07°E / 44.5817; 2.07
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Lot
Arrondissement Figeac
Canton Figeac-Ouest
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Figeac-Communauté
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Batherosse
Area
 • Land1 10.90 km2 (4.21 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,062
 • Population2 density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 46055 / 46100
Elevation 155–369 m (509–1,211 ft)
(avg. 298 m or 978 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.

Capdenac is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France.

It has been inhabited since prehistoric times. At one time Capdenac was thought to be identifiable as the Gaulish settlement of Uxellodunum which was besieged by Julius Caesar, but this theory has been discredited.

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