Audrix

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Audrix
Town hall
Town hall
Location of Audrix
Audrix is located in France
Audrix
Audrix
Audrix is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Audrix
Audrix
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N 0°56′52″E / 44.8819°N 0.9478°E / 44.8819; 0.9478Coordinates: 44°52′55″N 0°56′52″E / 44.8819°N 0.9478°E / 44.8819; 0.9478
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementSarlat-la-Canéda
CantonVallée Dordogne
IntercommunalityCC Vallée Homme
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Claude Thuillier
Area
1
6.22 km2 (2.40 sq mi)
Population
(2015)2
286
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24015 /24260
Elevation60–242 m (197–794 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 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.

Audrix (Occitan: Audrics) is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 110—    
1968 116+5.5%
1975 120+3.4%
1982 130+8.3%
1990 180+38.5%
1999 238+32.2%
2008 292+22.7%
2015 286−2.1%

The local population is named "Audrixois".

Since 2006, the official numbers can be found on Insee. Now the census will refer to an annual data collection, regarding all the local territories over a period of five years. For municipalities of less than 10 000 inhabitants, the census will be held only every 5 years.

Local Culture and Heritage[edit]

Audrix was first found written in the XIIIe century, mentioned as Audris. This place was occupied during the Gallo-Romaine period, resulting to a Romane church build over the XIIe century, still worth visiting. This unique name refers to a German person: Audricus or Aldrik.

Activities[edit]

The Dordogne territories are famous for the history, local stories and a full nature holiday destination, Audrix is part of the dynamic of bringing activities during summer and delighting tourists with local food and warm welcomes. The local swimming pool is also open during the season, starting in June until late August, welcoming local families and tourists after long days in the sun.

Despite its strong heritage, Audrix remains a dynamic little town. Hosting local market once a week and baking its own bread in a traditional fire oven, offered by the local community. The village main square host weekly market, and during the summer a Saturday Night Market from July to end of August.

Since 2016, a new community center has been opened. Hosting seminars, celebration as well as activities for the local holiday center Les P'tits D'Hommes more about local Holidays centers

Transmitter[edit]

A Television and radio transmitter station is situated near Audrix. The elevation of the site is 240 m above sea level. The pylon height is 200 m.

FM[edit]

4 transmitters:

  • France Inter 92.3
  • France Culture 94.0
  • France Musique 97.1
  • France Bleu Périgord 99.0

Television[edit]

(H = horizontal polarization and V = vertical polarization) 3 UHF transmitters broadcasting at 255 kW PAR

2 UHF transmitters broadcasting at 90 kW PAR

1 UHF transmitter broadcasting at 3.5 kW PAR

Digital television[edit]

6 UHF (multiplex) transmitters broadcasting at 10 kW at PAR with restriction of certain frequencies.

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