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
Area1 14.75 km2 (5.70 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 393
 • 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 most beautiful villages of France.

The Château d'Angles-sur-l'Anglin is a ruined castle dating back to 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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