Vaillac

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Vaillac
The town hall in Vaillac
The town hall in Vaillac
Vaillac is located in France
Vaillac
Vaillac
Coordinates: 44°40′32″N 1°31′50″E / 44.6756°N 1.5306°E / 44.6756; 1.5306Coordinates: 44°40′32″N 1°31′50″E / 44.6756°N 1.5306°E / 44.6756; 1.5306
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Lot
Arrondissement Gourdon
Canton Causse et Bouriane
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Causse de Labastide-Murat
Area1 13.68 km2 (5.28 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 97
 • Density 7.1/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 46325 /46240
Elevation 239–422 m (784–1,385 ft)
(avg. 275 m or 902 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.

Vaillac is a former commune in the Lot department in south-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Cœur-de-Causse.[1]

Geography[edit]

The village lies in the middle of the commune, in the valley of the Foulon, a stream tributary of the Céou, which flows westward through the northern part of the commune. There is a castle on the hill overlooking the village that is occasionally open to the public.

Sights and monuments[edit]

  • The Château de Vaillac is a castle containing elements from the 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th centuries.[2]
  • Église Saint-Julien, 14th - 15th century church

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 30 October 2015
  2. ^ Ministry of Culture: Château. (French) Retrieved 22 March 2017.