Manzac-sur-Vern

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Manzac-sur-Vern
The village of Manzac-sur-Vern
The village of Manzac-sur-Vern
Location of Manzac-sur-Vern
Manzac-sur-Vern is located in France
Manzac-sur-Vern
Manzac-sur-Vern
Manzac-sur-Vern is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Manzac-sur-Vern
Manzac-sur-Vern
Coordinates: 45°05′16″N 0°35′11″E / 45.0878°N 0.5864°E / 45.0878; 0.5864Coordinates: 45°05′16″N 0°35′11″E / 45.0878°N 0.5864°E / 45.0878; 0.5864
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementPérigueux
CantonSaint-Astier
IntercommunalityAstérienne Isle et Vern
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Girard
Area
1
19.96 km2 (7.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
615
 • Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24251 /24110
Elevation81–214 m (266–702 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Manzac-sur-Vern is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

History[edit]

There are near the town both prehistoric Gallo-Roman traces. In the Middle Ages, Manzac had a former Priory of the Abbey of Brantôme and in November 27, 1911, the commune of Manzac was renamed Manzac-sur-Vern

Notable residents[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962437—    
1968401−8.2%
1975420+4.7%
1982417−0.7%
1990488+17.0%
1999505+3.5%
2008527+4.4%

Gallery[edit]

Manzac-sur-Vern village

Significant Landmarks[edit]

Saint-Pierre-ès-links façard

Significant landmarks include the Saint-Pierre-ès-links a 15th-century church with façade (shown right) dating from the 19th century and Gothic bell tower.

  • Chartreuse de la Faye a listed historical site.[2]
  • Leyzarnie Castle, rebuilt in the early 20th century, also a listed historic monuments.[3]
  • Tower of the former Castle of the Châtenet.]][4]
  • Chartreuse of Couture.
  • Manor de dives du, from the 17th century.[5]
  • Cluzeau à Bencharel.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Jean-Marie Bélingard, Dominique Audrerie et Emmanuel du Chazaud (préf. André Chastel), Le Périgord des chartreuses, Périgueux, Pilote 24 édition, mai 2000, 341 p. (ISBN 2-912347-11-4), p. 100
  3. ^ Château de Leyzarnie, consultée le 16 décembre 2012.
  4. ^ Guy Penaud, Dictionnaire des châteaux du Périgord, p. 79, éditions Sud Ouest, 1996.
  5. ^ Guy Penaud, Dictionnaire des châteaux du Périgord, p. 98, éditions Sud Ouest, 1996, ISBN 2-87901-221-X