Velles, Indre

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Velles
Eglise Saint Etienne Velles.JPG
Velles is located in France
Velles
Velles
Coordinates: 46°41′20″N 1°39′01″E / 46.689°N 1.6504°E / 46.689; 1.6504Coordinates: 46°41′20″N 1°39′01″E / 46.689°N 1.6504°E / 46.689; 1.6504
Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre
Arrondissement Châteauroux
Canton Ardentes
Intercommunality Pays d'Argenton-sur-Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Foulatier
Area1 63.09 km2 (24.36 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 886
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 36231 / 36330
Elevation 117–184 m (384–604 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune is traversed by the river Bouzanne.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 584 —    
1800 466 −20.2%
1806 581 +24.7%
1821 656 +12.9%
1831 705 +7.5%
1836 745 +5.7%
1841 712 −4.4%
1846 761 +6.9%
1851 761 +0.0%
1856 764 +0.4%
1861 782 +2.4%
1866 757 −3.2%
1872 800 +5.7%
1876 859 +7.4%
1881 972 +13.2%
1886 1,002 +3.1%
1891 1,057 +5.5%
1896 1,122 +6.1%
1901 1,150 +2.5%
1906 1,153 +0.3%
1911 1,114 −3.4%
1921 999 −10.3%
1926 995 −0.4%
1931 931 −6.4%
1936 900 −3.3%
1946 893 −0.8%
1954 900 +0.8%
1962 770 −14.4%
1968 668 −13.2%
1975 716 +7.2%
1982 771 +7.7%
1990 835 +8.3%
1999 827 −1.0%
2006 842 +1.8%
2009 886 +5.2%

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