La Guerche

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La Guerche
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of La Guerche
Coat of arms
La Guerche is located in France
La Guerche
La Guerche
Coordinates: 46°53′09″N 0°43′54″E / 46.8858°N 0.7317°E / 46.8858; 0.7317Coordinates: 46°53′09″N 0°43′54″E / 46.8858°N 0.7317°E / 46.8858; 0.7317
Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Loches
Canton Le Grand-Pressigny
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Franck Hidalgo
Area
 • Land1 5.27 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 206
 • Population2 density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37114 / 37350
Elevation 43–67 m (141–220 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.

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

Population[edit]

People from La Guerche are called Guerchois.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 593 —    
1800 489 −17.5%
1806 487 −0.4%
1821 550 +12.9%
1831 540 −1.8%
1836 544 +0.7%
1841 542 −0.4%
1846 545 +0.6%
1851 526 −3.5%
1856 528 +0.4%
1861 513 −2.8%
1866 518 +1.0%
1872 447 −13.7%
1876 464 +3.8%
1881 459 −1.1%
1886 486 +5.9%
1891 446 −8.2%
1896 400 −10.3%
1901 360 −10.0%
1906 360 +0.0%
1911 373 +3.6%
1921 342 −8.3%
1926 326 −4.7%
1931 341 +4.6%
1936 330 −3.2%
1946 312 −5.5%
1954 309 −1.0%
1962 302 −2.3%
1968 295 −2.3%
1975 258 −12.5%
1982 265 +2.7%
1990 237 −10.6%
1999 229 −3.4%
2006 213 −7.0%
2009 206 −3.3%


Popular culture[edit]

Louis Amédée Achard, an author created a character called Monsieur of La Guerche, who was the titular protagonist of Les chevauchées de M. de la Guerche.

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