La Roche-Posay

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La Roche-Posay
Coat of arms of La Roche-Posay
Coat of arms
La Roche-Posay is located in France
La Roche-Posay
La Roche-Posay
Coordinates: 46°47′14″N 0°48′48″E / 46.7872°N 0.8133°E / 46.7872; 0.8133Coordinates: 46°47′14″N 0°48′48″E / 46.7872°N 0.8133°E / 46.7872; 0.8133
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Châtellerault
Canton Pleumartin
Intercommunality Vals de Gartempe et Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Barre
Area
 • Land1 35.31 km2 (13.63 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,569
 • Population2 density 44/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 86207 / 86270
Elevation 52–139 m (171–456 ft)
(avg. 73 m or 240 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 Roche-Posay (French pronunciation: ​[la ʁɔʃ pozɛ]) is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of La Roche-Posay
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1281 1323 1400 1404 1444 1445 1569

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