Town and St Peter church
|• Mayor||Arlette Feixa|
|Area1||45.52 km2 (17.58 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||46127 / 46300|
|Elevation||130–323 m (427–1,060 ft)
(avg. 263 m or 863 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 small town, Gourdon, close to Rocamadour, is situated in the south west region of France. Gourdon has a rich prehistoric past, and a high concentration of prehistoric sites. Gourdon is the capital of the Bouriane, the natural region part of the Quercy, which extends up to the Dordogne River and neighbours the Périgord.
The town lies in the middle of the commune, above the right bank of the Bléou, a stream tributary of the Céou, which forms most of the commune's southern border.
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