Dordogne

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For the homonym river, see Dordogne (river).
Dordogne
Prefectur biggin o the Dordogne depairtment, in Périgueux
Prefectur biggin o the Dordogne depairtment, in Périgueux
Coat o airms o Dordogne
Coat o airms
Location o Dordogne in Fraunce
Location o Dordogne in Fraunce
Coordinates: 45°0′N 0°40′E / 45.000°N 0.667°E / 45.000; 0.667Coordinates: 45°0′N 0°40′E / 45.000°N 0.667°E / 45.000; 0.667
KintraFraunce
RegionAquitaine
PrefecturPérigueux
SubprefectursBergerac
Nontron
Sarlat-la-Canéda
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilBernard Cazeau (PS)
Area
 • Total9,060 km2 (3,500 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot406,793
 • Rank58t
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer24
Arrondissements4
Cantons50
Communes557
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lakes, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Dordogne (French pronunciation: ​[dɔʁ.dɔɲ]; Occitan: Dordonha) is a depairtment in soothwastren Fraunce, wi its prefectur in Périgueux.