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Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas

Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
Commune
Eglise-St-Vincent01.JPG
Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas is located in France
Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
Coordinates: 44°47′54″N 0°06′39″W / 44.7983°N 0.1108°W / 44.7983; -0.1108
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Libourne
Canton Les Coteaux de Dordogne
Intercommunality Castillon Pujols
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Gauthier
Area1 7.61 km2 (2.94 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 344
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 33488 /33420
Elevation 2–88 m (6.6–288.7 ft)
(avg. 61 m or 200 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.

Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962436—    
1968442+1.4%
1975382−13.6%
1982396+3.7%
1990377−4.8%
1999369−2.1%
2008344−6.8%

Geography

The commune contains a number of farms, vineyards, homes and a medieval church (pictured). It is a short walk to Rauzan, the next commune over, to the south. The ruins of the castle in Rauzan are visible from Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas. The nearest train station from Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas is located in Libourne. Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas is bounded to the north by Dordogne and the Gamage river.

History

A cemetery that dates to the Merovingian dynasty was discovered in the commune's heart in 1986, showing that Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas has been inhabited for a great length of time.

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