Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas

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Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
The church in Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
The church in Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
Location of Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas is located in France
Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
Saint-Vincent-de-Pertignas
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; -0.1108Coordinates: 44°47′54″N 0°06′39″W / 44.7983°N 0.1108°W / 44.7983; -0.1108
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementLibourne
CantonLes Coteaux de Dordogne
IntercommunalityCastillon Pujols
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Gauthier
Area
1
7.61 km2 (2.94 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
390
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33488 /33420
Elevation2–88 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.

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

Population[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

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[edit]

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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019. Cite web requires |website= (help)