Villars, Dordogne

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Villars
The ruins of Boschaud abbey in Villars
The ruins of Boschaud abbey in Villars
Location of Villars
Villars is located in France
Villars
Villars
Villars is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Villars
Villars
Coordinates: 45°25′17″N 0°45′21″E / 45.4214°N 0.7558°E / 45.4214; 0.7558Coordinates: 45°25′17″N 0°45′21″E / 45.4214°N 0.7558°E / 45.4214; 0.7558
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementNontron
CantonBrantôme en Périgord
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jacky Faye[1]
Area
1
27.67 km2 (10.68 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
454
 • Density16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24582 /24530
Elevation125–240 m (410–787 ft)
(avg. 225 m or 738 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villars (French pronunciation: ​[vilaʁ]; Occitan: Vilars) is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. Nearby towns include Brantôme and Nontron.

Villars' attractions include the Château de Puyguilhem,[3] Grotte de Villars and the Abbaye de Boschaud.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,633—    
18001,473−9.8%
18061,310−11.1%
18211,573+20.1%
18311,710+8.7%
18361,735+1.5%
18411,623−6.5%
18461,742+7.3%
18511,772+1.7%
18561,787+0.8%
18611,722−3.6%
18661,723+0.1%
18721,669−3.1%
18761,727+3.5%
18811,684−2.5%
18861,623−3.6%
18911,530−5.7%
YearPop.±%
18961,507−1.5%
19011,438−4.6%
19061,343−6.6%
19111,235−8.0%
19211,071−13.3%
19261,030−3.8%
19311,013−1.7%
19361,039+2.6%
1946930−10.5%
1954792−14.8%
1962802+1.3%
1968735−8.4%
1975647−12.0%
1982586−9.4%
1990568−3.1%
1999526−7.4%
2008479−8.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Base Mérimée: Castle of Puyguilhem (reference PA00083065), Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)