Domme, Dordogne

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Domme
Domme 1 GhezoArt.jpg
Coat of arms of Domme
Coat of arms
Domme is located in France
Domme
Domme
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Domme is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Domme
Domme
Coordinates: 44°48′08″N 1°12′52″E / 44.8022°N 1.2144°E / 44.8022; 1.2144Coordinates: 44°48′08″N 1°12′52″E / 44.8022°N 1.2144°E / 44.8022; 1.2144
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementSarlat-la-Canéda
CantonVallée Dordogne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jocelyne Lagrange
Area
1
24.91 km2 (9.62 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)2
1,004
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
24152 /24250
Elevation60–303 m (197–994 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Domme (Occitan: Doma) is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

The town is an example of the medieval fortified town known as a bastide. It was founded by Philip the Bold in 1281. Graffiti by Knights Templar imprisoned here following the dissolution of the order in 1307 may be observed on the tower gates.