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The chateau
The chateau
Padirac is located in France
Coordinates: 44°50′33″N 1°45′15″E / 44.8425°N 1.7542°E / 44.8425; 1.7542Coordinates: 44°50′33″N 1°45′15″E / 44.8425°N 1.7542°E / 44.8425; 1.7542
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Lot
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Gourdon
Canton Canton of Gramat
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Padirac
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Marie-Hélène Malaurie
Area1 8.86 km2 (3.42 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 168
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 46213 /46500
Elevation 318–426 m (1,043–1,398 ft)
(avg. 340 m or 1,120 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.

Padirac is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France.

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