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Dordogne (Department, France)

Last modified: 2017-03-19 by ivan sache
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Administrative data

Code: 24
Region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine (Aquitaine until 2014)
Traditional provinces: Guyenne and Gascony
Bordering departments: Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Gironde, Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Haute-Vienne

Area: 9,060 km2
Population (2006): 404,052 inhabitants

Préfecture: Périgueux
Sous-préfectures: Bergerac, Nontron, Sarlat-la-Canéda
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 50 cantons, 557 communes.

The department is named after river Dordogne (472 km), tributary of the Garonne.

Ivan Sache, 11 November 2009