Angles-sur-l'Anglin

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Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Castle ruins
Castle ruins
Angles-sur-l'Anglin is located in France
Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Coordinates: 46°41′46″N 0°53′08″E / 46.6961°N 0.8856°E / 46.6961; 0.8856Coordinates: 46°41′46″N 0°53′08″E / 46.6961°N 0.8856°E / 46.6961; 0.8856
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Saint-Savin
Intercommunality Vals de Gartempe et Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Tricoche
Area
 • Land1 14.75 km2 (5.70 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 393
 • Population2 density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 86004 / 86260
Elevation 63–139 m (207–456 ft)
(avg. 93 m or 305 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.

Angles-sur-l'Anglin is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France. It has been selected as one of the official most beautiful villages of France and contains castle ruins dating as far back as the 11th century originally constructed for the Bishop of Poitiers.

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The river Anglin flows into the Gartempe in the commune.

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