Bourdeilles

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Bourdeilles
A general view of Bourdeilles
A general view of Bourdeilles
Coat of arms of Bourdeilles
Location of Bourdeilles
Bourdeilles is located in France
Bourdeilles
Bourdeilles
Bourdeilles is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Bourdeilles
Bourdeilles
Coordinates: 45°19′22″N 0°35′16″E / 45.3228°N 0.5878°E / 45.3228; 0.5878Coordinates: 45°19′22″N 0°35′16″E / 45.3228°N 0.5878°E / 45.3228; 0.5878
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementNontron
CantonBrantôme en Périgord
IntercommunalityDronne et Belle
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Nicolas Dussutour
Area
1
21.85 km2 (8.44 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
765
 • Density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24055 /24310
Elevation82–192 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.

Bourdeilles (French pronunciation: ​[buʁdɛj]; Occitan: Bordelha) is a commune in the Dordogne department (administrative division) in southwestern France.

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Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 639—    
1968 721+12.8%
1975 654−9.3%
1982 728+11.3%
1990 811+11.4%
1999 777−4.2%
2008 775−0.3%

Notable residents[edit]

  • Pierre de Bourdeille, known as Brantôme (c. 1537 - 1614), commendatory (or secular) abbot of the abbey of Brantôme and Lord of Saint-Crépin de Richemont, was 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 (1932-2005), died in his house at Bourdeilles, was 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 was French, but he also published novels in English and texts in Russian.
  • René Desmaison (1930-2007) was a French climber, born in Bourdeilles, died in Marseille.
  • Iain Pattinson, British/Irish scriptwriter, author and broadcaster.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Château de la Valade". www.pop.culture.gouv.fr. Retrieved 2020-01-26.