Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues

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Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues
Les Lèves (Gironde, Fr), l'église.JPG
Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues is located in France
Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues
Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues
Coordinates: 44°47′38″N 0°10′32″E / 44.7939°N 0.1756°E / 44.7939; 0.1756Coordinates: 44°47′38″N 0°10′32″E / 44.7939°N 0.1756°E / 44.7939; 0.1756
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Libourne
Canton Sainte-Foy-la-Grande
Intercommunality Pays Foyen
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Basset
Area1 15.58 km2 (6.02 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 539
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33242 / 33220
Elevation 30–126 m (98–413 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is sometimes referred to as Les Lèves.[1]

Geography[edit]

The closest town is Sainte-Foy-la-Grande.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 662 —    
1968 669 +1.1%
1975 599 −10.5%
1982 555 −7.3%
1990 503 −9.4%
1999 543 +8.0%
2008 539 −0.7%

Wine[edit]

Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues is in the heart of the easternmost wine growing commune within the Bordeaux appellation. Univitis which is the largest group of wine producers in Bordeaux and southwestern France,[2] is based in the village. Univitis owns most of the vineyards around the village, and in size makes up half of the commune.[3]

There are also a number of independent wine producers based in the village, such as Chateau La Tour de Chollet.

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