a town of
81* inhabitants with a surface area of 504 hectares, is
located in Dordogne, in the Issigeac district in Périgord
Monmadalès is an agricultural land, wooded, bordered by the
“CONNE” brook with
-A market town
-Two hamlets and a scattered settlement
-A lovely old stone construction, restored
Life here goes back thousands of years. Chipped flint has been
found in abundance.
Man moved into this hospitable plain where the climate is
clement., where barley and wheat grow naturally. It is the birth
During Gallic times, the mount became a fortified town, OPPIDUM.
The Roman road from VESUNNA (Périgueux) to AGINNUM (Agen)
crosses the commune.
During the 100 Years War, the Benedictine abbey of Monmadalès
burned down. The church Sainte Madeleine remains, from Roman
times. The name comes from the Latin MAGDALENA, who took part in
forming the name of the village.
(official population on January 1, 2017)
Text translated by Pays du Grand Bergeracois (professional translator).