Thiviers

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Thiviers
Thiviers (Dordogne, Fr), église.JPG
Coat of arms of Thiviers
Coat of arms
Thiviers is located in France
Thiviers
Thiviers
Coordinates: 45°25′07″N 0°55′20″E / 45.4186°N 0.9222°E / 45.4186; 0.9222Coordinates: 45°25′07″N 0°55′20″E / 45.4186°N 0.9222°E / 45.4186; 0.9222
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Nontron
Canton Thiviers
Intercommunality Pays Thibérien
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Jaccou
Area
 • Land1 27.77 km2 (10.72 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 3,147
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24551 / 24800
Elevation 147–303 m (482–994 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.

Thiviers (Occitan: Tivier) is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 3,609 —    
1968 3,838 +6.3%
1975 4,154 +8.2%
1982 3,915 −5.8%
1990 3,590 −8.3%
1999 3,259 −9.2%
2008 3,147 −3.4%

Personalities[edit]

It is notable as being the town in which Jean-Paul Sartre lived as a child. Painter Pierre Bouillon was born there.

Geography[edit]

The Côle forms part of the commune's northwestern border.

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