Villars, Dordogne

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Villars
BoschaudSW.jpg
Villars is located in France
Villars
Villars
Coordinates: 45°25′17″N 0°45′21″E / 45.4214°N 0.7558°E / 45.4214; 0.7558Coordinates: 45°25′17″N 0°45′21″E / 45.4214°N 0.7558°E / 45.4214; 0.7558
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Nontron
Canton Champagnac-de-Belair
Intercommunality Pays de Champagnac-en-Périgord
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Grolhier
Area1 27.67 km2 (10.68 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 479
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24582 / 24530
Elevation 125–240 m (410–787 ft)
(avg. 225 m or 738 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.

Villars is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. Nearby towns include Brantome and Nontron. Villars has a bakery/patisserie and such attractions as the Grotte de Villars and the Abbaye de Boschaud.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,633 —    
1800 1,473 −9.8%
1806 1,310 −11.1%
1821 1,573 +20.1%
1831 1,710 +8.7%
1836 1,735 +1.5%
1841 1,623 −6.5%
1846 1,742 +7.3%
1851 1,772 +1.7%
1856 1,787 +0.8%
1861 1,722 −3.6%
1866 1,723 +0.1%
1872 1,669 −3.1%
1876 1,727 +3.5%
1881 1,684 −2.5%
1886 1,623 −3.6%
1891 1,530 −5.7%
1896 1,507 −1.5%
1901 1,438 −4.6%
1906 1,343 −6.6%
1911 1,235 −8.0%
1921 1,071 −13.3%
1926 1,030 −3.8%
1931 1,013 −1.7%
1936 1,039 +2.6%
1946 930 −10.5%
1954 792 −14.8%
1962 802 +1.3%
1968 735 −8.4%
1975 647 −12.0%
1982 586 −9.4%
1990 568 −3.1%
1999 526 −7.4%
2008 479 −8.9%

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