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|• Land1||20.17 km2 (7.79 sq mi)|
|• Population2 Density||65/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||47086 / 47120|
|Elevation||28–128 m (92–420 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.
The town is traversed by the Dropt river.
- David Hume of Godscroft (1558-1629), Scottish historian and philosopher, was the pastor in Duras 1604-1614.
- The writer Marguerite Donnadieu (1914–1996) took the pseudonym "Marguerite Duras" in 1943, after this village, where her father's house was located.
Duras is twinned with the following cities:
- Sint-Truiden, Belgium
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