Géraud de Corps is the smallest commune in the canton of
Villefranche de Lonchat, with a surface area of 1495 hectares.
It occupies a plateau located between the valleys of the Isle
and the Dordogne rivers. Situated at an altitude of 127 metres,
it is the highest point in the canton. It is bordered to north
by the Tord brook whose source is at Bos Nègre, at the
fountain of Gurson, and empties into the Lidoire near
Chaudeau, and to the south by the Lidoire. It brings together
the hamlets of Campredon, Chavagnac, Jumeau, Larboulois,
Queyrouilh, Bourdeau and Lac.
is located 12 km from Montpon Ménestérol and south-west of the
forest of Landais, which covers a third of its territory. It
is crossed by the Saint-Martial d'Artenset - Bergerac main
road, and by the departmental road 33 leading to Villefranche
de Lonchat, the canton’s administrative centre.
208 inhabitants (official population on January 1, 2017).
The inhabitants are called the “Saint Géraudais” (or Saint
Géraldais or Saint Géraldiens).
point at the beginning of the 21st century ?
To appeal to retired persons and to attract future generations,
in addition to our lush forests and our pleasant countryside
which can favour the simple life, we have ADSL since November
2008. Saint Géraud de Corps is the first commune in Aquitaine to
be equipped with a NRAZO (a connection node in a remote region)
to provide broadband coverage for its territory.
Text translated by Pays du Grand Bergeracois (professional translator).