Buzançais

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Buzançais
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Buzançais
Coat of arms
Buzançais is located in France
Buzançais
Buzançais
Coordinates: 46°53′27″N 1°25′24″E / 46.8908°N 1.4233°E / 46.8908; 1.4233Coordinates: 46°53′27″N 1°25′24″E / 46.8908°N 1.4233°E / 46.8908; 1.4233
Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre
Arrondissement Châteauroux
Canton Buzançais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Régis Blanchet (PR)
Area
 • Land1 58.64 km2 (22.64 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 4,501
 • Population2 density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 36031 / 36500
Elevation 102–155 m (335–509 ft)
(avg. 112 m or 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.

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

It is situated 22 km (14 mi) northwest of Châteauroux, the nearest large city and is near the Brenne regional nature preserve. The Indre river flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 3,199 —    
1800 3,199 +0.0%
1806 3,578 +11.8%
1821 4,218 +17.9%
1831 4,416 +4.7%
1836 4,587 +3.9%
1841 4,430 −3.4%
1846 4,857 +9.6%
1851 4,979 +2.5%
1856 5,050 +1.4%
1861 5,016 −0.7%
1866 5,145 +2.6%
1872 4,986 −3.1%
1876 5,109 +2.5%
1881 5,189 +1.6%
1886 5,149 −0.8%
1891 5,027 −2.4%
1896 4,916 −2.2%
1901 4,871 −0.9%
1906 4,843 −0.6%
1911 4,638 −4.2%
1921 4,243 −8.5%
1926 4,349 +2.5%
1931 4,137 −4.9%
1936 4,134 −0.1%
1946 4,511 +9.1%
1954 4,585 +1.6%
1962 4,783 +4.3%
1968 5,140 +7.5%
1975 5,214 +1.4%
1982 4,972 −4.6%
1990 4,749 −4.5%
1999 4,576 −3.6%
2009 4,501 −1.6%

Residents are known as Buzancéens.[1]

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