Bléré

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Bléré
The Chapel of Jehan de Saignés, in Bléré
The Chapel of Jehan de Saignés, in Bléré
Coat of arms of Bléré
Coat of arms
Bléré is located in France
Bléré
Bléré
Coordinates: 47°19′33″N 0°59′26″E / 47.3258°N 0.9906°E / 47.3258; 0.9906Coordinates: 47°19′33″N 0°59′26″E / 47.3258°N 0.9906°E / 47.3258; 0.9906
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Tours
Canton Bléré
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Georges Fortier
Area1 30.8 km2 (11.9 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 5,161
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37027 / 37150
Elevation 52–112 m (171–367 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.

Bléré is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,153 —    
1800 2,519 +17.0%
1806 2,475 −1.7%
1821 2,663 +7.6%
1831 2,948 +10.7%
1836 2,978 +1.0%
1841 3,417 +14.7%
1846 3,493 +2.2%
1851 3,676 +5.2%
1856 3,431 −6.7%
1861 3,477 +1.3%
1866 3,561 +2.4%
1872 3,510 −1.4%
1876 3,675 +4.7%
1881 3,688 +0.4%
1886 3,599 −2.4%
1891 3,272 −9.1%
1896 3,269 −0.1%
1901 3,288 +0.6%
1906 3,342 +1.6%
1911 3,533 +5.7%
1921 3,156 −10.7%
1926 3,160 +0.1%
1931 3,041 −3.8%
1936 3,070 +1.0%
1946 3,250 +5.9%
1954 3,420 +5.2%
1962 3,450 +0.9%
1968 3,832 +11.1%
1975 4,113 +7.3%
1982 4,057 −1.4%
1990 4,388 +8.2%
1999 4,578 +4.3%
2006 5,048 +10.3%
2009 5,161 +2.2%

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