Concèze

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Concèze
Concèze - Église Saint-Julien-de-Brioude.jpg
Coat of arms of Concèze
Coat of arms
Concèze is located in France
Concèze
Concèze
Coordinates: 45°21′20″N 1°20′44″E / 45.3556°N 1.3456°E / 45.3556; 1.3456Coordinates: 45°21′20″N 1°20′44″E / 45.3556°N 1.3456°E / 45.3556; 1.3456
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Brive-la-Gaillarde
Canton Juillac
Intercommunality Pays de Pompadour
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Decay
Area
 • Land1 13.44 km2 (5.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 411
 • Population2 density 31/km2 (79/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 19059 / 19350
Elevation 191–425 m (627–1,394 ft)
(avg. 410 m or 1,350 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.

Concèze is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France. It is famous for its raspberry festival held annually in July and features in the Guinness Book of Records for the largest raspberry tart made in place within the world.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 364 —    
1968 418 +14.8%
1975 403 −3.6%
1982 369 −8.4%
1990 362 −1.9%
1999 402 +11.0%
2008 411 +2.2%

Events[edit]

Concèze is well known in France for its annual Poetry Festival, in August.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Concèze, si poétiquement vôtre", Jean-Pierre Thiollet, France Soir, 25 July 2011