Belvès

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Belvès
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Coat of arms of Belvès
Coat of arms
Belvès is located in France
Belvès
Belvès
Coordinates: 44°46′36″N 1°00′29″E / 44.7767°N 1.0081°E / 44.7767; 1.0081Coordinates: 44°46′36″N 1°00′29″E / 44.7767°N 1.0081°E / 44.7767; 1.0081
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Sarlat-la-Canéda
Canton Belvès
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Lavialle
Area1 23.66 km2 (9.14 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,457
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24035 / 24170
Elevation 82–288 m (269–945 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.

Belvès is a commune in the Dordogne department in southwestern France.

It has been designated as one of the prettiest towns in France. The nearest city is Bordeaux.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1864 2,504 —    
1962 1,680 −32.9%
1968 1,714 +2.0%
1975 1,623 −5.3%
1982 1,581 −2.6%
1990 1,553 −1.8%
1999 1,428 −8.0%
2008 1,457 +2.0%

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