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The town hall in Capdenac
The town hall in Capdenac
Coat of arms of Capdenac
Coat of arms
Capdenac is located in France
Coordinates: 44°34′54″N 2°04′12″E / 44.5817°N 2.07°E / 44.5817; 2.07Coordinates: 44°34′54″N 2°04′12″E / 44.5817°N 2.07°E / 44.5817; 2.07
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Lot
Arrondissement Figeac
Canton Figeac-Ouest
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Figeac-Communauté
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Batherosse
Area1 10.90 km2 (4.21 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,062
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 46055 /46100
Elevation 155–369 m (509–1,211 ft)
(avg. 298 m or 978 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.

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

It has been inhabited since prehistoric times. At one time Capdenac was thought to be identifiable as the Gaulish settlement of Uxellodunum which was besieged by Julius Caesar, but this theory has been discredited.

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