Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens

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Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
The town hall in Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
The town hall in Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
Location of Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens is located in France
Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens
Coordinates: 44°52′31″N 0°11′21″W / 44.8753°N 0.1892°W / 44.8753; -0.1892Coordinates: 44°52′31″N 0°11′21″W / 44.8753°N 0.1892°W / 44.8753; -0.1892
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementLibourne
CantonLes Coteaux de Dordogne
IntercommunalityJurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yvan Dumonteuil
Area
1
18.17 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,481
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33480 /33330
Elevation1–20 m (3.3–65.6 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

It is one of eight municipalities forming the jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion, which is a UNESCO World Heritage of Humanity for its historic vineyard landscape that has survived intact and in use.

Geography[edit]

Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens is located 35 km (22 mi) northeast of Bordeaux, between Libourne and Branne.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,180—    
19681,219+3.3%
19751,304+7.0%
19821,625+24.6%
19901,613−0.7%
19991,583−1.9%
20081,504−5.0%

Economy[edit]

The main activity of the town is related to viticulture.

Sights[edit]

  • The Peyrefitte menhir is the largest menhir of Aquitaine. It was classified as a historical monument in 1889.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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