This article needs additional citations for verification. This article’s tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia. See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for dordogne 2002 PDF. Southwestern France, with its prefecture in Périgueux.
This section needs additional citations for verification. The county of Périgord dates back to when the area was inhabited by the Gauls. It was originally home to four tribes. The name for « four tribes » in the Gaulish language was « Petrocore ».
There are four Périgords in the Dordogne. Périgueux, is a region of limestone plateaux, wide valleys, and meadows. Sarlat, overlooks the valleys of the Vézère and the Dordogne, where the woods of oak and pine give it its name. The Petrocores took part in the resistance against Rome.