Agonac

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Agonac
Agonac maison ancienne (2).JPG
Agonac is located in France
Agonac
Agonac
Coordinates: 45°17′36″N 0°45′03″E / 45.2933°N 0.7508°E / 45.2933; 0.7508Coordinates: 45°17′36″N 0°45′03″E / 45.2933°N 0.7508°E / 45.2933; 0.7508
Country France
Region Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Brantôme
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Brouillaud
Area1 37.22 km2 (14.37 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,625
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24002 / 24460
Elevation 110–224 m (361–735 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.

Agonac is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is situated on the small river Beauronne, 12 km (7.5 mi) north of Périgueux.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,113 —    
1968 1,162 +4.4%
1975 1,027 −11.6%
1982 1,059 +3.1%
1990 1,342 +26.7%
1999 1,451 +8.1%
2008 1,625 +12.0%

History[edit]

The settlements "Borie-Vieille" and "Les Cadagnes" have yielded prehistoric remains.

In the 11th century, the village was built on a hill controlling valleys with difficult access. Agonac was one of four fourtresses and protected the area from the Norman invasions.

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