Bar-sur-Seine

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Bar-sur-Seine
St Stephen's Church
St Stephen's Church
Coat of arms of Bar-sur-Seine
Coat of arms
Bar-sur-Seine is located in France
Bar-sur-Seine
Bar-sur-Seine
Coordinates: 48°06′53″N 4°22′36″E / 48.1147°N 4.3767°E / 48.1147; 4.3767Coordinates: 48°06′53″N 4°22′36″E / 48.1147°N 4.3767°E / 48.1147; 4.3767
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Aube
Arrondissement Troyes
Canton Bar-sur-Seine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Hurillon
Area1 27.53 km2 (10.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,374
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 10034 / 10110

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.

Bar-sur-Seine is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France.

Situated on the River Seine, it is just off the A5 autoroute. The town is famous for its castle, the Château de Bar sur Seine.

Geography[edit]

The Ource forms part of the commune's southern border, then flows into the Seine, which flows north through the middle of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,559 —    
1968 2,786 +8.9%
1975 3,155 +13.2%
1982 3,572 +13.2%
1990 3,630 +1.6%
1999 3,510 −3.3%
2008 3,374 −3.9%

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