Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens

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Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
St Sulpice de Faleyrens Eglise 1.JPG
Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens is located in France
Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
Coordinates: 44°52′31″N 0°11′21″W / 44.8753°N 0.1892°W / 44.8753; -0.1892Coordinates: 44°52′31″N 0°11′21″W / 44.8753°N 0.1892°W / 44.8753; -0.1892
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Libourne
Canton Libourne
Intercommunality Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yvan Dumonteuil
Area
 • Land1 18.17 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,504
 • Population2 density 83/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33480 / 33330
Elevation 1–20 m (3.3–65.6 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 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-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

It is one of eight municipalities forming the jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion, which is a UNESCO World Heritage of Humanity for its historic vineyard landscape that has survived intact and in use.

Geography[edit]

Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens is located 35 km (22 mi) northeast of Bordeaux, between Libourne and Branne.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,180 —    
1968 1,219 +3.3%
1975 1,304 +7.0%
1982 1,625 +24.6%
1990 1,613 −0.7%
1999 1,583 −1.9%
2008 1,504 −5.0%

Economy[edit]

The main activity of the town is related to viticulture.

Sights[edit]

  • The Peyrefitte menhir is the largest menhir of Aquitaine. It was classified as a historical monument in 1889.

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