Agonac

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Agonac
The church in Agonac
The church in Agonac
Location of Agonac
Agonac is located in France
Agonac
Agonac
Agonac is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementPérigueux
CantonTrélissac
IntercommunalityLe Grand Périgueux
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Christelle Boucaud
Area
1
37.22 km2 (14.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,795
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24002 /24460
Elevation110–224 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20041,553—    
20061,600+3.0%
20071,612+0.8%
20081,625+0.8%
20091,637+0.7%
20101,643+0.4%
20111,662+1.2%
20121,690+1.7%
20131,718+1.7%
20141,746+1.6%
20151,750+0.2%
20161,755+0.3%

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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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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