General view from les Orgues.
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Nathalie Delcouderc-Juillard|
|15.07 km2 (5.82 sq mi)|
|• Density||180/km2 (460/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||403–788 m (1,322–2,585 ft) |
(avg. 437 m or 1,434 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Bort-les-Orgues is situated on the Dordogne.
The river Rhue forms part of the commune's southeastern border, then flows into the Dordogne.
Bort-les-Orgues takes its name from les Orgues, an organ-shaped old volcano at the foot of which it lies.
The waterfall from the Saut de la Saule on the Rhue.
Another touristic feature is the medieval Château de Val located in Lanobre, emerging from the side of a lake created by a high dam built on the river.
- Bort-les-Orgues was the birthplace of the philosopher Jean-François Marmontel (1723–1799).
- Lina Margy (1914–1973), the famous French singer of the Le Petit Vin blanc was born in Rue de Piechecros, in Bort-les-Orgues.
- Pierre Tornade (21 January 1930 – 7 March 2012) was a French actor. He appeared in 128 films and television shows between 1956 and 1998.
- Communes of the Corrèze department
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