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The castle of Nérac
|62.68 km2 (24.20 sq mi)|
|• Density||113.034/km2 (292.76/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||38–191 m (125–627 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Nérac (Occitan: Nerac) is a commune in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in south-western France, sub-prefecture of the Lot-et-Garonne department. It is also the capital of the arrondissement of Nérac and of the Canton of L'Albret.
The commune is in the Pays d'Albret, a natural region of Gascony, in the southern part of the Lot-et-Garonne department. It has an area of 62.68 km2 (24.20 sq mi) and its average altitude is 115 m (377 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 56 m (184 ft).
Nérac is surrounded by the communes Lavardac, Feugarolles, Espiens, Calignac, Fieux, Lasserre, Fréchou, Andiran, Réaup-Lisse and Barbaste.
|Andiran and Réaup-Lisse||Fréchou||Fieux and Lasserre|
The inhabitants of Nérac are known, in French, as Néracais (women: Néracaises ).
With a population of 7,085, Nérac has a population density of 113 inhabitants/km2.
Evolution of the population in Nérac
Nérac is a subprefecture in the Lot-et-Garonne department since 1800. It is also the capital of the arrondissement of Nérac and the administrative centre (French: chef-lieu) of the Canton of L'Albret, formed by 22 communes and with 16,859 inhabitants (2014).
Nérac is twinned with:
Sites of interest
- Château de Nérac ("Nérac castle")
- Church of Saint-Nicolas
- Pont-vieux, a bridge over the Blaïse river.
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