Several sites in the town of Mont-Dore have been populated for a long time. The first settlement areas were located including Boulari and St. Louis from the time of the period Koné back to the beginning of the first millennium BC. Another site, that of Plum, gave his name to a style of pottery (including a full copy was discovered in this locality) developed between the second century BC and the beginning of the second millennium AD.
The town has been continually growing since 1956 when it only had a population of about 1288 to 2019 where it has a population of 27,620.
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