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A general view of Bourdeilles
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Olivier Chabreyrou|
|21.85 km2 (8.44 sq mi)|
|• Density||34/km2 (89/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||82–192 m (269–630 ft)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
- The château de Bourdeilles, which is a complex consisting of a medieval part and a Renaissance style part, built in the 16th century. From 1273, the year in which Edward I of England invested the castle of Bourdeilles.
- Pierre de Bourdeille, known as Brantôme (circa 1537 - 1614) abbot commendataire (or secular) of the abbey of Brantôme and Lord of Saint-Crépin de Richemont, is a French soldier and writer, best known for his "light" writings His life as a courtier and a soldier, and that of the illustrious personages whom he met with.
- Vladimir Volkoff, born on November 7, 1932 in Paris and died on September 14, 2005 (72 years old) in his house of Bourdeilles, is a French writer, author of numerous novels relating notably to Russian history, Cold and the Algerian war, essays devoted to disinformation, but also playwright, poet, biographer and translator. His preferred language for writing is French, but he has published novels in English and texts in Russian.
- René Desmaison, (April 14, 1930 - September 28, 2007) is a French climber, born in Bourdeilles, died in Marseille.
- Iain Pattinson, British scriptwriter and broadcaster, lives in Bourdeilles.
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