Vatan, Indre

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Vatan
France, Indre, Vatan (2).JPG
Coat of arms of Vatan
Coat of arms
Vatan is located in France
Vatan
Vatan
Coordinates: 47°04′27″N 1°48′41″E / 47.0742°N 1.8114°E / 47.0742; 1.8114Coordinates: 47°04′27″N 1°48′41″E / 47.0742°N 1.8114°E / 47.0742; 1.8114
Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre
Arrondissement Issoudun
Canton Vatan
Intercommunality Canton of Vatan
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Fouquet
Area1 29.8 km2 (11.5 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 2,059
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 36230 / 36150
Elevation 118–201 m (387–659 ft)
(avg. 132 m or 433 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.

Vatan is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

The town holds a weekly market on Wednesdays.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,103 —    
1800 2,359 +12.2%
1806 2,341 −0.8%
1821 2,457 +5.0%
1831 2,764 +12.5%
1836 2,912 +5.4%
1841 2,978 +2.3%
1846 3,238 +8.7%
1851 3,212 −0.8%
1856 3,127 −2.6%
1861 3,047 −2.6%
1866 3,078 +1.0%
1872 2,980 −3.2%
1876 2,860 −4.0%
1881 2,893 +1.2%
1886 2,832 −2.1%
1891 2,684 −5.2%
1896 2,459 −8.4%
1901 2,427 −1.3%
1906 2,475 +2.0%
1911 2,464 −0.4%
1921 2,283 −7.3%
1926 2,183 −4.4%
1931 2,098 −3.9%
1936 2,080 −0.9%
1946 2,166 +4.1%
1954 2,082 −3.9%
1962 2,147 +3.1%
1968 2,194 +2.2%
1975 2,270 +3.5%
1982 2,046 −9.9%
1990 2,022 −1.2%
1999 1,971 −2.5%
2006 2,015 +2.2%
2009 2,059 +2.2%

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Gallery[edit]

Town Hall
Main street at night
Saint-Laurien church
Saint Sulpice street
Hotel de la Poste