Trémolat

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Trémolat
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Coat of arms of Trémolat
Coat of arms
Trémolat is located in France
Trémolat
Trémolat
Coordinates: 44°52′34″N 0°49′53″E / 44.876°N 0.8314°E / 44.876; 0.8314Coordinates: 44°52′34″N 0°49′53″E / 44.876°N 0.8314°E / 44.876; 0.8314
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Bergerac
Canton Sainte-Alvère
Intercommunality Terroir de la Truffe
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Chassagne
Area1 14.03 km2 (5.42 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 636
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24558 / 24510
Elevation 41–186 m (135–610 ft)
(avg. 53 m or 174 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.

Trémolat is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. Situated on the banks of the Dordogne river, this picturesque village is extremely popular with British, Dutch and German tourists although the village itself remains unspoiled and not the least bit commercialised.

Geography[edit]

Trémolat is 45 km (28 mi) from the town of Périgueux and is situated along the Dordogne River in the Périgord region near numerous prehistoric sites and vineyards. The village itself is within easy travelling time of numerous local airports including Bordeaux, Bergerac and Périgeux.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 516 —    
1968 566 +9.7%
1975 508 −10.2%
1982 542 +6.7%
1990 625 +15.3%
1999 570 −8.8%
2008 636 +11.6%

Media[edit]

The director Claude Chabrol filmed Le Boucher (1970) in Trémolat.

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