La Douze

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La Douze
Commune
La Douze village.JPG
La Douze is located in France
La Douze
La Douze
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
La Douze is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La Douze
La Douze
Coordinates: 45°03′45″N 0°51′52″E / 45.0625°N 0.8644°E / 45.0625; 0.8644Coordinates: 45°03′45″N 0°51′52″E / 45.0625°N 0.8644°E / 45.0625; 0.8644
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Isle-Manoire
Intercommunality Isle Manoire en Périgord
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Vibien
Area1 23.05 km2 (8.90 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,018
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 24156 /24330
Elevation 132–267 m (433–876 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

La Douze is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962701—    
1968693−1.1%
1975700+1.0%
1982801+14.4%
1990866+8.1%
1999910+5.1%
20081,018+11.9%

History[edit]

The lordship of La Douze was acquired in 1372 by the Abzac family. It was converted to a marquisate in 1615, which lasted until 1943.

On Cassini's map of France between 1756 and 1789, the village is identified by the name Ladouze.

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