Souillac, Lot

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Souillac
Vue générale
Vue générale
Souillac is located in France
Souillac
Souillac
Coordinates: 44°54′02″N 1°28′44″E / 44.9006°N 1.479°E / 44.9006; 1.479Coordinates: 44°54′02″N 1°28′44″E / 44.9006°N 1.479°E / 44.9006; 1.479
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Lot
Arrondissement Gourdon
Canton Souillac
(Chef-lieu)
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Souillac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Laval
Area1 25.92 km2 (10.01 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,970
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 46309 / 46200
Elevation 80–314 m (262–1,030 ft)
(avg. 221 m or 725 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.

Souillac is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France, on the river Dordogne. It is the site of the new Brive – Souillac Airport, which opened in 2010.

The abbey has famous Romanesque carvings.

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