Salon-la-Tour

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Salon-la-Tour
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Coat of arms of Salon-la-Tour
Coat of arms
Location of Salon-la-Tour
Salon-la-Tour is located in France
Salon-la-Tour
Salon-la-Tour
Salon-la-Tour is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Salon-la-Tour
Salon-la-Tour
Coordinates: 45°30′20″N 1°32′21″E / 45.5056°N 1.5392°E / 45.5056; 1.5392Coordinates: 45°30′20″N 1°32′21″E / 45.5056°N 1.5392°E / 45.5056; 1.5392
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCorrèze
ArrondissementTulle
CantonUzerche
IntercommunalityPays d'Uzerche
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Claude Chauffour
Area
1
43.01 km2 (16.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
658
 • Density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
19250 /19510
Elevation335–492 m (1,099–1,614 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Salon-la-Tour is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France.

Violette Szabo, a 22-year-old British agent who was parachuted a second time into France, on June 7 1944 (where she was to try to help obstructing the movement of German SS units from the south of France to Normandy), was captured near Salon-la-Tour.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962969—    
19681,018+5.1%
1975926−9.0%
1982798−13.8%
1990729−8.6%
1999722−1.0%
2008703−2.6%

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References[edit]

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