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Monpazier

Monpazier is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwest France. The village is a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France ("The most beautiful villages of France") association.PopulationIts inhabitants are called Monpaziérois.SightsMonpazier is a 13th-century bastide town begun in 1285, founded and built by King Edward I of England, who was also Duke of Gascony. It was home to Eleanor of Aquitaine and Richard II of England for a time. Nearby is the Château du Biron and the Dordogne River.The parish church of Monpazier is St. Dominique, built from the 13th through the 16th centuries.EventsDuring the summer months, Monpazier hosts a number of events of interest to tourists, including a cycle race around the bastide (usually at the start of August), a Medieval day ('fete medieval'), a Kermesse and several specialist markets.
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