Montazeau

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Montazeau
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Montazeau is located in France
Montazeau
Montazeau
Coordinates: 44°53′38″N 0°07′51″E / 44.8939°N 0.1308°E / 44.8939; 0.1308Coordinates: 44°53′38″N 0°07′51″E / 44.8939°N 0.1308°E / 44.8939; 0.1308
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Bergerac
Canton Vélines
Intercommunality Montaigne en Montravel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Descoins
Area
 • Land1 13.78 km2 (5.32 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 304
 • Population2 density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24288 / 24230
Elevation 27–113 m (89–371 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.

Montazeau is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

It is fairly close to Bergerac and Bordeaux. Many of its inhabitants derive their principal income from winemaking.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1800 559 —    
1831 625 +11.8%
1866 520 −16.8%
1901 512 −1.5%
1931 440 −14.1%
1962 393 −10.7%
1968 342 −13.0%
1975 289 −15.5%
1982 280 −3.1%
1990 267 −4.6%
1999 275 +3.0%
2008 304 +10.5%

Events[edit]

Montazeau is known for its annual cheese-wine festival in which the townspeople make cheese-wine (a local delicacy) and it is then judged by the mayor.

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