Monflanquin

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Monflanquin
Village Monflanquin.jpg
Monflanquin is located in France
Monflanquin
Monflanquin
Coordinates: 44°31′59″N 0°46′07″E / 44.5331°N 0.7686°E / 44.5331; 0.7686Coordinates: 44°31′59″N 0°46′07″E / 44.5331°N 0.7686°E / 44.5331; 0.7686
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Lot-et-Garonne
Arrondissement Villeneuve-sur-Lot
Canton Monflanquin
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Bastide et Châteaux en Guyenne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis bordes
Area1 62.21 km2 (24.02 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,258
 • Density 36/km2 (94/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 47175 / 47150
Elevation 64–207 m (210–679 ft)
(avg. 181 m or 594 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.

Monflanquin is a commune in the Lot-et-Garonne department in south-western France. Built in 1256 as a military bastide town on a strategic north-south route, it changed hands several times during the Hundred Years' War.

The village is a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France ("The most beautiful villages of France") association.

Demography[edit]

Historical population of Monflanquin
(Source: INSEE[1])
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 2308 2354 2368 2356 2431 2258 2338
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also[edit]

Monflanquin bastide modèle

References[edit]

Template:Monflanquin bastide modèle - http://patrimoinmonflanquin .free.fr - Georges Odo