Neuvic (Dordogne)

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Nuòu Vic
Neuvic coat of arms
Neuvic (France)
region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Vallée de l'Isle (main town)
Community association Isle Vern Salembre en Périgord
Coordinates 45 ° 6 ′  N , 0 ° 28 ′  E Coordinates: 45 ° 6 ′  N , 0 ° 28 ′  E
height 51-187 m
surface 25.82 km 2
Residents 3,589 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 139 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 24190
INSEE code

Neuvic ( Occitan : Nuòu Vic , also: Neuvic-sur-l'Isle ) is a French municipality with 3589 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Dordogne in the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine ; it belongs to the Arrondissement of Périgueux and is the main town ( chef-lieu ) of the canton of Vallée de l'Isle . The inhabitants are called Neuvicois .


Neuvic lies on the right bank of the Isle of River and its tributaries Vern and Salembre . The neighboring communities of Neuvic are Saint-Germain-du-Salembre in the north and north-west, Saint-Léon-sur-l'Isle in the north-east, Grignols in the east, Vallereuil in the south-east, Saint-Séverin-d'Estissac in the south, Sourzac in the south-west as well as Douzillac to the west.

The A89 autoroute runs through the municipality from Bordeaux to Brive-la-Gaillarde .


The name Novo Vicus stands for German new place . The community is likely to have originated around 1000.

On 26 July 1944, the community was from the train station on the Resistance of the train robbery Neuvic performed, the resistance fell at the 2.28 billion francs in the hands.

Population development

year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2011
Residents 2,668 2,669 2,880 2,782 2,737 3,315 3,508 3,601


Neuvic Castle
  • Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul church, Romanesque church with apse from the 19th century
  • Neuvic Castle (also Mellet Castle ) from the 16th century with a chapel from the 17th century, Monument historique , today a special school for mentally handicapped children
  • Frateau Castle from the 13th and 14th centuries, alterations from the 17th century, ruins
  • Puy-Pont Castle, ruin
  • Neuvic Botanical Garden
Frateau Castle

Community partnerships

There is a partnership with the Canadian community of Sainte-Béatrix in the province of Québec . The municipality is also partnered with the British Testbourne Parish in Hampshire (England) via the canton of Neuvic .

Web links

Commons : Neuvic  - collection of images, videos and audio files