Douelle

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Douelle
A general view of Douelle
A general view of Douelle
Douelle is located in France
Douelle
Douelle
Coordinates: 44°28′12″N 1°21′38″E / 44.47°N 1.3606°E / 44.47; 1.3606Coordinates: 44°28′12″N 1°21′38″E / 44.47°N 1.3606°E / 44.47; 1.3606
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Lot
Arrondissement Cahors
Canton Luzech
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Vallée du Lot et du Vignoble
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bénédicte Lanes
Area1 8.77 km2 (3.39 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 738
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 46088 / 46140
Elevation 100–310 m (330–1,020 ft)
(avg. 118 m or 387 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.

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

It is a port on the left bank of the Lot River.

The village's history has been closely linked with the transport of local wine, as well as the manufacture of barrels. (The wooden stave of a barrel is named a Douelle).

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