Preuilly-sur-Claise

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Preuilly-sur-Claise
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Coat of arms of Preuilly-sur-Claise
Coat of arms
Preuilly-sur-Claise is located in France
Preuilly-sur-Claise
Preuilly-sur-Claise
Coordinates: 46°51′20″N 0°55′46″E / 46.8556°N 0.9294°E / 46.8556; 0.9294Coordinates: 46°51′20″N 0°55′46″E / 46.8556°N 0.9294°E / 46.8556; 0.9294
Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Loches
Canton Preuilly-sur-Claise
Intercommunality Touraine du Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Bertucelli
Area
 • Land1 12.00 km2 (4.63 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 1,075
 • Population2 density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37189 / 37290
Elevation 67–137 m (220–449 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.

Preuilly-sur-Claise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

Situation[edit]

Preuilly-sur-Claise is situated at the extreme south of the Touraine at crossroad of Berry (Indre) and Poitou (Vienne) on the Claise river.The village lies 24 km from Descartes, 30 km from Le Blanc, 34 km from Châtellerault and 35 km from Loches. The largest city in Indre et Loire is Tours, and the other biggest one outside the department is Poitiers (Poitou)

History[edit]

In 1814, Preuilly-sur-Claise annexed the commune of Saint-Michel-du-Bois.

Teaching[edit]

A Kindergarten,a grade school and a secondary school (Collège Gaston Defferre)(Public) and another private secondary school(Collège Notre-Dame)

Sport[edit]

A football stadium, 2 tennis courts, a basketball court, minigolf site and a Pétanque ground are situated near the river.The camping site is near the swimming pool and a green area with a pond and games for children. A gymnasium with a climbing wall permit diverse sports practising like badminton, basketball, handball, football, tennis,ping pong... Community youth center welcomed diverse activities like dance, Gymnastics, yoga,body building...

Racing cyclist Léon Georget"The Father of the Bol d'Or" — was born in Preuilly-sur-Claise.

Transport[edit]

Direct bus from/to Tours (G line) 2 times per day for less than €2.(about an hour and a half from Preuilly to the Tours'station), Bus to Loches too (LMA line)

Activities[edit]

Children's outdoor activity centre is opened for children from 3 to 16 years old on Easter Holidays and summer holidays.

Health[edit]

Doctor, dentists,chemists, optician, speech therapist, staff nurse. There's too a vet.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,635 —    
1800 1,649 +0.9%
1806 1,587 −3.8%
1821 1,956 +23.3%
1831 2,131 +8.9%
1836 2,143 +0.6%
1841 2,264 +5.6%
1846 2,362 +4.3%
1851 2,374 +0.5%
1856 2,173 −8.5%
1861 2,194 +1.0%
1866 2,150 −2.0%
1872 2,039 −5.2%
1876 2,008 −1.5%
1881 2,029 +1.0%
1886 2,106 +3.8%
1891 1,980 −6.0%
1896 1,957 −1.2%
1901 1,978 +1.1%
1906 1,926 −2.6%
1911 2,052 +6.5%
1921 1,785 −13.0%
1926 1,741 −2.5%
1931 1,700 −2.4%
1936 1,601 −5.8%
1946 1,629 +1.7%
1954 1,546 −5.1%
1962 1,506 −2.6%
1968 1,579 +4.8%
1975 1,603 +1.5%
1982 1,553 −3.1%
1990 1,427 −8.1%
1999 1,290 −9.6%
2006 1,120 −13.2%
2009 1,075 −4.0%

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