Bélâbre

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Bélâbre
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bélâbre
Coat of arms
Bélâbre is located in France
Bélâbre
Bélâbre
Coordinates: 46°33′08″N 1°09′32″E / 46.5522°N 1.1589°E / 46.5522; 1.1589Coordinates: 46°33′08″N 1°09′32″E / 46.5522°N 1.1589°E / 46.5522; 1.1589
Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre
Arrondissement Le Blanc
Canton Bélâbre
Intercommunality Val d'Anglin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Duplant
Area
 • Land1 40.14 km2 (15.50 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 999
 • Population2 density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 36016 / 36370
Elevation 95–156 m (312–512 ft)
(avg. 107 m or 351 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.

Bélâbre is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is located in the parc naturel régional de la Brenne.

The river Anglin flows northwest through the commune and crosses the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,126 —    
1800 898 −20.2%
1806 920 +2.4%
1821 1,031 +12.1%
1831 2,000 +94.0%
1836 2,136 +6.8%
1841 2,165 +1.4%
1846 2,234 +3.2%
1851 2,346 +5.0%
1856 2,217 −5.5%
1861 2,221 +0.2%
1866 2,210 −0.5%
1872 2,125 −3.8%
1876 2,105 −0.9%
1881 2,120 +0.7%
1886 2,085 −1.7%
1891 2,011 −3.5%
1896 1,918 −4.6%
1901 1,875 −2.2%
1906 1,874 −0.1%
1911 1,813 −3.3%
1921 1,556 −14.2%
1926 1,545 −0.7%
1931 1,507 −2.5%
1936 1,492 −1.0%
1946 1,515 +1.5%
1954 1,363 −10.0%
1962 1,277 −6.3%
1968 1,336 +4.6%
1975 1,260 −5.7%
1982 1,067 −15.3%
1990 1,062 −0.5%
1999 1,028 −3.2%
2009 999 −2.8%

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