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This article is about the village in France. For the historian of Auschwitz's gas chambers and crematoria, see Jean-Claude Pressac. For the wine, see Malbec.
Pressac is located in France
Coordinates: 46°07′00″N 0°34′18″E / 46.1167°N 0.5717°E / 46.1167; 0.5717Coordinates: 46°07′00″N 0°34′18″E / 46.1167°N 0.5717°E / 46.1167; 0.5717
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Availles-Limouzine
Intercommunality Montmorillonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roland Debiais
 • Land1 49.21 km2 (19.00 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 548
 • Population2 density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 86200 / 86460
Elevation 141–216 m (463–709 ft)
(avg. 162 m or 531 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.
Church in Pressac

Pressac is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France.


The Clouère forms the commune's north-eastern border.

The Clain flows northward through the middle of the commune and crosses the village.

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