Saint-Christophe-de-Valains

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Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
Sant-Kristol-Gwalen
Saint-Christophe-de-Valains 2011.jpg
Saint-Christophe-de-Valains is located in France
Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
Coordinates: 48°20′37″N 1°26′46″W / 48.3436°N 1.4461°W / 48.3436; -1.4461Coordinates: 48°20′37″N 1°26′46″W / 48.3436°N 1.4461°W / 48.3436; -1.4461
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Fougères-Vitré
Canton Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yves Gérard
Area
 • Land1 3.27 km2 (1.26 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 211
 • Population2 density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 35261 / 35140
Elevation 35–104 m (115–341 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.

Saint-Christophe-de-Valains (Breton: Sant-Kristol-Gwalen) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Saint-Christophe-de-Valains comes from Saint Christopher, patron saint of travelers and Valains, fief of Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 235 —    
1800 295 +25.5%
1806 260 −11.9%
1821 257 −1.2%
1831 286 +11.3%
1836 308 +7.7%
1841 290 −5.8%
1846 296 +2.1%
1851 323 +9.1%
1856 310 −4.0%
1861 300 −3.2%
1866 341 +13.7%
1872 324 −5.0%
1876 324 +0.0%
1881 321 −0.9%
1886 300 −6.5%
1891 324 +8.0%
1896 291 −10.2%
1901 274 −5.8%
1906 291 +6.2%
1911 223 −23.4%
1921 193 −13.5%
1926 241 +24.9%
1931 222 −7.9%
1936 232 +4.5%
1946 194 −16.4%
1954 185 −4.6%
1962 164 −11.4%
1968 151 −7.9%
1975 129 −14.6%
1982 107 −17.1%
1990 106 −0.9%
1999 138 +30.2%
2009 211 +52.9%

Geography[edit]

Saint-Christophe-de-Valains is located at 37 km (23 mi) in the North-East of Rennes and at 35 km (22 mi) in the south of the Mont Saint-Michel.

The neighboring communes are Chauvigné, Le Tiercent, Saint-Ouen-des-Alleux, and Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon.

Sights[edit]

Events[edit]

Ball every 14 July under the Liberty Oak.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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