Asnières-sur-Blour

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Asnières-sur-Blour
Asnières-sur-Blour is located in France
Asnières-sur-Blour
Asnières-sur-Blour
Coordinates: 46°09′54″N 0°48′04″E / 46.165°N 0.8011°E / 46.165; 0.8011Coordinates: 46°09′54″N 0°48′04″E / 46.165°N 0.8011°E / 46.165; 0.8011
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Isle-Jourdain
Intercommunality Montmorillonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Médan
Area
 • Land1 32.49 km2 (12.54 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 207
 • Population2 density 6.4/km2 (17/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 86011 / 86430
Elevation 163–232 m (535–761 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 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.

Asnières-sur-Blour is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France.

Asnières-sur-Blour is located roughly half way between the cities of Limoges and Poitiers.

The main source of employment is agriculture, mainly sheep farming.

A festival is held annually on August 15.

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