Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

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Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
Cadouin Abbey
Cadouin Abbey
Coat of arms of Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
Coat of arms
Location of Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin is located in France
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
Coordinates: 44°50′46″N 0°54′37″E / 44.8461°N 0.9103°E / 44.8461; 0.9103Coordinates: 44°50′46″N 0°54′37″E / 44.8461°N 0.9103°E / 44.8461; 0.9103
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementBergerac
CantonLalinde
IntercommunalityCadouin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Merico Chies
Area
1
50.37 km2 (19.45 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
2,168
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24068 /24470
Elevation43–248 m (141–814 ft)
(avg. 64 m or 210 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.

Le Buisson-de-Cadouin (Occitan: Lo Boisson de Cadonh) is a commune in the Dordogne department in southwestern France. It is situated on the left bank of the river Dordogne. The Gare du Buisson is a railway junction, with connections to Bordeaux, Sarlat-la-Canéda, Agen and Périgueux.

History[edit]

In 1893, the commune of Cabans was renamed Le Buisson. In 1960, Cussac and Le Buisson merged to form Le Buisson-Cussac. In 1974, the communes Cadouin, Le Buisson-Cussac, Paleyrac and Urval merged and formed the new commune Le-Buisson-de-Cadouin. Urval separated in 1989.

Cadouin Abbey (founded in 1115, dissolved in 1791) was formerly situated here.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 2,029—    
1968 2,062+1.6%
1975 2,078+0.8%
1982 2,061−0.8%
1990 2,003−2.8%
1999 2,075+3.6%
2008 2,168+4.5%

Demographics[edit]

  • Students: 4.05%
  • Single-parent families: 10.39%

Occupation[edit]

  • Agriculture: 4%
  • Commercial and manufacturing: 12%
  • Services: 8%
  • Intermediary professions: 14%
  • Employees: 36%
  • Labourers: 25%

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