Manzac-sur-Vern

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Manzac-sur-Vern
The village of Manzac-sur-Vern
The village of Manzac-sur-Vern
Manzac-sur-Vern is located in France
Manzac-sur-Vern
Manzac-sur-Vern
Coordinates: 45°05′16″N 0°35′11″E / 45.0878°N 0.5864°E / 45.0878; 0.5864Coordinates: 45°05′16″N 0°35′11″E / 45.0878°N 0.5864°E / 45.0878; 0.5864
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Saint-Astier
Intercommunality Astérienne Isle et Vern
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Girard
Area
 • Land1 19.96 km2 (7.71 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 527
 • Population2 density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24251 / 24110
Elevation 81–214 m (266–702 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.

Manzac-sur-Vern is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

History[edit]

There are near the town both prehistoric Gallo-Roman traces. In the Middle Ages, Manzac had a former Priory of the Abbey of Brantôme and in November 27, 1911, the commune of Manzac was renamed Manzac-sur-Vern

Notible residents[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 437 —    
1968 401 −8.2%
1975 420 +4.7%
1982 417 −0.7%
1990 488 +17.0%
1999 505 +3.5%
2008 527 +4.4%

Gallery[edit]

Manzac-sur-Vern village

Significant Landmarks[edit]

Saint-Pierre-ès-links façard

Significant landmarks include the Saint-Pierre-ès-links a 15th-century church with façade (shown right) dating from the 19th century and Gothic bell tower.

  • Chartreuse de la Faye a listed historical site.[1]
  • Leyzarnie Castle, rebuilt in the early 20th century, also a listed historic monuments.[2]
  • Tower of the former Castle of the Châtenet.]][3]
  • Chartreuse of Couture.
  • Manor de dives du, from the 17th century.[4]
  • Cluzeau à Bencharel.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jean-Marie Bélingard, Dominique Audrerie et Emmanuel du Chazaud (préf. André Chastel), Le Périgord des chartreuses, Périgueux, Pilote 24 édition, mai 2000, 341 p. (ISBN 2-912347-11-4), p. 100
  2. ^ Château de Leyzarnie , consultée le 16 décembre 2012.
  3. ^ Guy Penaud, Dictionnaire des châteaux du Périgord, p. 79, éditions Sud Ouest, 1996.
  4. ^ Guy Penaud, Dictionnaire des châteaux du Périgord, p. 98, éditions Sud Ouest, 1996,