Piégut-Pluviers

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Piégut-Pluviers
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Piégut-Pluviers
Coat of arms
Piégut-Pluviers is located in France
Piégut-Pluviers
Piégut-Pluviers
Coordinates: 45°37′25″N 0°41′25″E / 45.6236°N 0.6903°E / 45.6236; 0.6903Coordinates: 45°37′25″N 0°41′25″E / 45.6236°N 0.6903°E / 45.6236; 0.6903
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Nontron
Canton Bussière-Badil
Intercommunality Périgord Vert Granitique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Didier Vignal
Area
 • Land1 18.11 km2 (6.99 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,216
 • Population2 density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24328 / 243360
Elevation 216–310 m (709–1,017 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.

Piégut-Pluviers is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. The commune is located 45 km (28 mi) from Angoulême, 65 km (40 mi) from Périgueux and Limoges and 200 km (120 mi) from Bordeaux.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,532 —    
1968 1,545 +0.8%
1975 1,504 −2.7%
1982 1,527 +1.5%
1990 1,471 −3.7%
1999 1,313 −10.7%
2008 1,216 −7.4%

History[edit]

In Gallo-Roman times the place was called Podium Acutum. The castle was destroyed by Richard Lionheart in 1199, only the tower is still to be seen. The market on Wednesday morning is held since the seventeenth century.

Tower of Piégut

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