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The commune of Vergt de Biron is situated to the south of the Dordogne département, in the canton of Monpazier. It shares a border with the Lot et Garonne and is reached by the departmental roads, D2 and D2E. The commune, which comprises a plateau and a valley crossed by the Dropt River and which is covered mainly with woodland and farmland, has a surface area of 1616 hectares.
At the most recent census the population stood at 198 (official population on January 1, 2017).


Historical Events
In May 1944, following a parachute drop of arms in the area, the Germans imprisoned many of the villagers in the church. Some were later released but others were deported and never seen again, hence the presence of two war memorials in the commune.


Text translated by Pays du Grand Bergeracois (professional translator).