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Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues

Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues
The church in Les Lèves
The church in Les Lèves
Location of Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues
Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues is located in France
Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues
Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues
Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues
Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues
Coordinates: 44°47′38″N 0°10′32″E / 44.7939°N 0.1756°E / 44.7939; 0.1756
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementLibourne
CantonLe Réolais et Les Bastides
IntercommunalityPays Foyen
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Basset
Area
1
15.58 km2 (6.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
577
 • Density37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33242 /33220
Elevation30–126 m (98–413 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is sometimes referred to as Les Lèves.[2]

Geography

The closest town is Sainte-Foy-la-Grande.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962662—    
1968669+1.1%
1975599−10.5%
1982555−7.3%
1990503−9.4%
1999543+8.0%
2008539−0.7%

Wine

Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues is in the heart of the easternmost wine growing commune within the Bordeaux appellation. Univitis which is the largest group of wine producers in Bordeaux and southwestern France,[3] is based in the village. Univitis owns most of the vineyards around the village, and in size makes up half of the commune.[4]

There are also a number of independent wine producers based in the village, such as Chateau La Tour de Chollet.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-10. Retrieved 2011-02-17. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-11-23. Retrieved 2011-02-17. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-10. Retrieved 2011-02-17. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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