Mézières-en-Brenne

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Mézières-en-Brenne
The town hall in Mézières-en-Brenne
The town hall in Mézières-en-Brenne
Coat of arms of Mézières-en-Brenne
Coat of arms
Mézières-en-Brenne is located in France
Mézières-en-Brenne
Mézières-en-Brenne
Coordinates: 46°49′18″N 1°12′41″E / 46.8217°N 1.2114°E / 46.8217; 1.2114Coordinates: 46°49′18″N 1°12′41″E / 46.8217°N 1.2114°E / 46.8217; 1.2114
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Arrondissement Le Blanc
Canton Mézières-en-Brenne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Camus
Area1 57.57 km2 (22.23 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 1,076
 • Density 19/km2 (48/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 36123 / 36290
Elevation 84–138 m (276–453 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.

Mézières-en-Brenne is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

Natural Park[edit]

It is located is at the heart of the Brenne regional natural park. The Brenne is one of France's most important wetlands. An large diversity of natural habitats is responsible for an abundance of wildlife of which the best known are the birds: purple heron, black-necked grebe, bittern, marsh harrier, whiskered tern, short-toed eagle. The Brenne is also Europe's most important site for the European pond tortoise.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,338 —    
1800 1,346 +0.6%
1806 1,408 +4.6%
1821 1,454 +3.3%
1831 1,542 +6.1%
1836 1,656 +7.4%
1841 1,541 −6.9%
1846 1,598 +3.7%
1851 1,672 +4.6%
1856 1,740 +4.1%
1861 1,681 −3.4%
1866 1,824 +8.5%
1872 1,835 +0.6%
1876 1,856 +1.1%
1881 1,760 −5.2%
1886 1,818 +3.3%
1891 1,820 +0.1%
1896 1,853 +1.8%
1901 1,996 +7.7%
1906 2,000 +0.2%
1911 1,926 −3.7%
1921 1,695 −12.0%
1926 1,495 −11.8%
1931 1,423 −4.8%
1936 1,406 −1.2%
1946 1,485 +5.6%
1954 1,389 −6.5%
1962 1,312 −5.5%
1968 1,232 −6.1%
1975 1,168 −5.2%
1982 1,186 +1.5%
1990 1,194 +0.7%
1999 1,159 −2.9%
2009 1,076 −7.2%

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