Castels

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Castels
Église Saint-Martin du Vieux-Castel -1.JPG
Castels is located in France
Castels
Castels
Coordinates: 44°52′01″N 1°03′06″E / 44.8669°N 1.0517°E / 44.8669; 1.0517Coordinates: 44°52′01″N 1°03′06″E / 44.8669°N 1.0517°E / 44.8669; 1.0517
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Sarlat-la-Canéda
Canton Vallée Dordogne
Area1 19.6 km2 (7.6 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 565
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 24087 /24220
Elevation 57–264 m (187–866 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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.

Castels (Occitan: Castèl meaning castle) is a former commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Castels et Bézenac.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 407 —    
1968 449 +10.3%
1975 416 −7.3%
1982 385 −7.5%
1990 402 +4.4%
1999 445 +10.7%
2008 565 +27.0%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 29 June 2016 (French)

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