Sarliac-sur-l'Isle

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Sarliac-sur-l'Isle
The town hall in Sarliac-sur-l'Isle
The town hall in Sarliac-sur-l'Isle
Location of Sarliac-sur-l'Isle
Sarliac-sur-l'Isle is located in France
Sarliac-sur-l'Isle
Sarliac-sur-l'Isle
Sarliac-sur-l'Isle is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Sarliac-sur-l'Isle
Sarliac-sur-l'Isle
Coordinates: 45°14′24″N 0°52′33″E / 45.24°N 0.8758°E / 45.24; 0.8758Coordinates: 45°14′24″N 0°52′33″E / 45.24°N 0.8758°E / 45.24; 0.8758
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementPérigueux
CantonTrélissac
IntercommunalityVillages truffiers des portes de Périgueux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Buffière
Area
1
9.57 km2 (3.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,063
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24521 /24420
Elevation97–206 m (318–676 ft)
(avg. 102 m or 335 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sarliac-sur-l'Isle is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Toponymy[edit]

The name of the commune comes from that of a person of Gallo-Roman origin, Cærellius, followed by the suffix -acum, meaning "domain of Cærellius". The second part of the name, l'Isle, refers to the Isle river, which flows through the commune.[2]

In Occitan, the commune is called Sarlhac d'Eila.[3]

History[edit]

The territory of the commune has been occupied since the Gallo-Roman era.[2]

The oldest known written mention of the location dates back to the 13th century and concerns its church under the name Sanctus Petrus de Sarlhac.[2]

During the Middle Ages (14th century), the parish of Sarliac (Sarlhac) was part of the castellany of Auberoche.[4]

On the Cassini map depicting France between 1756 and 1789, the village is identified by the name "Sarliat".[5] In 1907, the commune of Sarliac took the name Sarliac-sur-l'Isle.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793333—    
1800327−1.8%
1806321−1.8%
1821328+2.2%
1831374+14.0%
1836416+11.2%
1841386−7.2%
1846406+5.2%
1851437+7.6%
1856425−2.7%
1861382−10.1%
1866409+7.1%
1872401−2.0%
1876419+4.5%
1881424+1.2%
1886406−4.2%
1891392−3.4%
1896354−9.7%
1901360+1.7%
1906373+3.6%
1911337−9.7%
1921306−9.2%
1926328+7.2%
1931314−4.3%
1936336+7.0%
1946373+11.0%
1954351−5.9%
1962341−2.8%
1968414+21.4%
1975561+35.5%
1982730+30.1%
1990798+9.3%
1999885+10.9%
20081,020+15.3%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Chantal Tanet and Tristan Hordé (2000), Dictionnaire des noms de lieux du Périgord (in French), Éditions Fanlac, p. 389, ISBN 2-86577-215-2
  3. ^ Le nom occitan des communes du Périgord sur le site du Conseil général de la Dordogne, consulté le 12 avril 2014. (in French)
  4. ^ Abbé Farnier (2003), "Autour de l'abbaye de Ligueux, tome II", Le livre d'histoire-Lorisse (in French), p. 242, ISBN 2-84373-342-1 (Facsimile of the 1931 edition.)
  5. ^ Sarliat on Géoportail. Accessed 17 December 2013.