Lacave, Lot

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Lacave
Lacave is located in France
Lacave
Lacave
Coordinates: 44°50′43″N 1°33′32″E / 44.8453°N 1.5589°E / 44.8453; 1.5589Coordinates: 44°50′43″N 1°33′32″E / 44.8453°N 1.5589°E / 44.8453; 1.5589
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Lot
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Gourdon
Canton Canton of Souillac
Intercommunality Community of the Communes of the Pays de Souillac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Lestrade
Area1 21.19 km2 (8.18 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 296
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 46144 / 46200
Elevation 80–349 m (262–1,145 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.

Lacave is a commune of France, situated in the North-West of the Lot department, within the Midi-Pyrénées region.

Geography[edit]

Situated in the foothills of the "Causse de Gramat" at the confluence of the Dordogne and the Ouysse, 12 km from Souillac and 8 km from Rocamadour.

History[edit]

Inhabited since the time of the Solutrean and Magdalenian cultures of the Paleolithic era.

Administration[edit]

Period Name Party
March 2001 - 2014 André Lestrade General Council

Population[edit]

At the start of the 20th century, Lacave had 519 inhabitants "with just 27 concentrated in the main town".[1]

Historical population of Lacave, Lot
(Source: Armand Viré[2] avant 1962, puis INSEE[3])
Year 1828 1880 1910 1936 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 661 750 496 395 293 302 270 249 241 293
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Le Lot chapter Souillac et Lacave p.223 - Armand Viré - Réédition de l'ouvrage de 1907 - ISBN 2-7455-0049-X
  2. ^ Lacave à travers les âges - Armand Viré - ISBN 2-9508492-0-2
  3. ^ Lacave on the INSEE website