Caillac

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Caillac
The church in Caillac
The church in Caillac
Caillac is located in France
Caillac
Caillac
Coordinates: 44°17′24″N 1°12′47″E / 44.29°N 01.2131°E / 44.29; 01.2131Coordinates: 44°17′24″N 1°12′47″E / 44.29°N 01.2131°E / 44.29; 01.2131
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Lot
Arrondissement Cahors
Canton Luzech
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Vallée du Lot et du Vignoble
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) José Tillou
Area1 7.44 km2 (2.87 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 592
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 46044 / 46140
Elevation 100–271 m (328–889 ft)
(avg. 161 m or 528 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.

Caillac is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France.

Sites and monuments[edit]

  • The Romanesque church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de Caillac was classified as a monument historique in 1979[1]
  • Château Lagrézette, built during the Renaissance, stands in a vineyard and is the property of a famous French industrialist. It was classified as a monument historique in 1982.[2]
  • Since 2006, an artificial lake has been built in the town centre to develop fishing as a leisure activity.

Personalities linked to the commune[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministry of Culture: Église Saint-Pierre (French)
  2. ^ Ministry of Culture: Château de La Grézette (French)
  3. ^ Melissa Kite, "Blair to face inquiry over holiday with tobacco boss", The Daily Telegraph, 25 December 2004