Clermont-d'Excideuil

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Clermont-d'Excideuil
Town hall
Town hall
Location of Clermont-d'Excideuil
Clermont-d'Excideuil is located in France
Clermont-d'Excideuil
Clermont-d'Excideuil
Clermont-d'Excideuil is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Clermont-d'Excideuil
Clermont-d'Excideuil
Coordinates: 45°21′57″N 1°03′07″E / 45.3658°N 1.0519°E / 45.3658; 1.0519Coordinates: 45°21′57″N 1°03′07″E / 45.3658°N 1.0519°E / 45.3658; 1.0519
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementNontron
CantonIsle-Loue-Auvézère
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Eymery
Area
1
9.99 km2 (3.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
241
 • Density24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24124 /24160
Elevation156–333 m (512–1,093 ft)
(avg. 260 m or 850 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Clermont-d'Excideuil (Occitan dialect: Clarmont d'Eissiduelh) is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 277—    
1968 289+4.3%
1975 253−12.5%
1982 255+0.8%
1990 255+0.0%
1999 253−0.8%
2008 266+5.1%

History[edit]

Until the end of the 18th century, there was a number of megaliths in Clermont, aligned like those in Carnac. They stood between the hamlets La Valade to the north and Le Verdier to the south. The name of the locality Pierres Brunes is a reminder of the megaliths. They were exploited by blacksmiths, and nothing of them remains. Several modern historians place them on a great ancient commercial route between Vannes in Armorica and Marseille on the Mediterranean Sea via Mende.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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