Criteuil-la-Magdeleine

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Criteuil-la-Magdeleine is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. It is known for its rich history, picturesque landscapes, and its significant contribution to the wine industry, particularly the production of Cognac.

Geography[edit | edit source]

Criteuil-la-Magdeleine is located in the Charente department of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France. The commune is nestled in the rolling hills and vineyards of the Charente, offering picturesque landscapes and a tranquil rural setting.

History[edit | edit source]

The history of Criteuil-la-Magdeleine dates back to the Middle Ages, with the first recorded mention of the commune in historical documents dating back to the 12th century. The commune has a rich history, with numerous historical monuments and sites of interest, including the Church of Saint-Martin, a Romanesque church dating back to the 12th century.

Economy[edit | edit source]

The economy of Criteuil-la-Magdeleine is largely based on agriculture, with a particular emphasis on viticulture. The commune is located in the Grande Champagne region, the premier cru of Cognac, and is renowned for its high-quality Cognac production.

Demographics[edit | edit source]

As of the latest census, the population of Criteuil-la-Magdeleine is approximately 200, making it a small but vibrant community. The commune is characterized by its friendly and welcoming residents, who contribute to the warm and inviting atmosphere of the area.

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