Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Dordogne

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Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Church of St. Germain
Church of St. Germain
Saint-Germain-des-Prés is located in France
Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Coordinates: 45°20′34″N 0°59′31″E / 45.3428°N 0.9919°E / 45.3428; 0.9919Coordinates: 45°20′34″N 0°59′31″E / 45.3428°N 0.9919°E / 45.3428; 0.9919
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Excideuil
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Lacroix
Area
 • Land1 19.01 km2 (7.34 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 501
 • Population2 density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24417 / 24160
Elevation 127–297 m (417–974 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

Saint-Germain-des-Prés is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

History[edit]

In the night of June 13 and 14, 2007, a flash flood caused by a storm turned the river Ravillou and its tributary Merdanson into devastating torrents, that damaged the town and the bridge across the Ravillou.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 558 —    
1968 582 +4.3%
1975 542 −6.9%
1982 537 −0.9%
1990 508 −5.4%
1999 467 −8.1%
2008 501 +7.3%

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