Château-la-Vallière

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Château-la-Vallière
Ruins of the chateau of Vaujours
Ruins of the chateau of Vaujours
Coat of arms of Château-la-Vallière
Coat of arms
Château-la-Vallière is located in France
Château-la-Vallière
Château-la-Vallière
Coordinates: 47°32′52″N 0°19′33″E / 47.5478°N 0.3258°E / 47.5478; 0.3258Coordinates: 47°32′52″N 0°19′33″E / 47.5478°N 0.3258°E / 47.5478; 0.3258
Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Tours
Canton Château-la-Vallière
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrice Berthelemot
Area1 21.94 km2 (8.47 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 1,614
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37062 / 37330
Elevation 58–110 m (190–361 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.

Château-la-Vallière is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

Château de Vaujours[edit]

The Château de Vaujours, situated 3 kilometres south of Château-la-Vallière, is an ancient fortress from the 12th to 15th centuries. It belonged to the manor of Chasteaux-en-Anjou, the future Château-la-Vallière. It was built to protect the eastern borders of Anjou.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 578 —    
1800 567 −1.9%
1806 627 +10.6%
1821 1,174 +87.2%
1831 1,239 +5.5%
1836 1,337 +7.9%
1841 1,370 +2.5%
1846 1,308 −4.5%
1851 1,344 +2.8%
1856 1,323 −1.6%
1861 1,309 −1.1%
1866 1,243 −5.0%
1872 1,175 −5.5%
1876 1,179 +0.3%
1881 1,228 +4.2%
1886 1,400 +14.0%
1891 1,260 −10.0%
1896 1,246 −1.1%
1901 1,266 +1.6%
1906 1,272 +0.5%
1911 1,296 +1.9%
1921 1,200 −7.4%
1926 1,244 +3.7%
1931 1,234 −0.8%
1936 1,323 +7.2%
1946 1,319 −0.3%
1954 1,212 −8.1%
1962 1,431 +18.1%
1968 1,530 +6.9%
1975 1,592 +4.1%
1982 1,628 +2.3%
1990 1,482 −9.0%
1999 1,535 +3.6%
2006 1,589 +3.5%
2009 1,614 +1.6%

Personalities[edit]

Jean Schubnel (born in Château-la-Vallière 24 June 1894; died 1987) was a 20th-century French naive painter.

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