Montazeau

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Montazeau
The town hall in Montazeau
The town hall in Montazeau
Location of Montazeau
Montazeau is located in France
Montazeau
Montazeau
Montazeau is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Montazeau
Montazeau
Coordinates: 44°53′38″N 0°07′51″E / 44.8939°N 0.1308°E / 44.8939; 0.1308Coordinates: 44°53′38″N 0°07′51″E / 44.8939°N 0.1308°E / 44.8939; 0.1308
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementBergerac
CantonPays de Montaigne et Gurson
IntercommunalityMontaigne en Montravel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Descoins
Area
1
13.78 km2 (5.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
310
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24288 /24230
Elevation27–113 m (89–371 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It is fairly close to Bergerac and Bordeaux. Many of its inhabitants derive their principal income from winemaking.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1800559—    
1831625+11.8%
1866520−16.8%
1901512−1.5%
1931440−14.1%
1962393−10.7%
1968342−13.0%
1975289−15.5%
1982280−3.1%
1990267−4.6%
1999275+3.0%
2008304+10.5%

Events[edit]

Montazeau is known for its annual cheese-wine festival in which the townspeople make cheese-wine (a local delicacy) and it is then judged by the mayor.

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References[edit]

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

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