Vouvray

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Vouvray
The church in Vouvray
The church in Vouvray
Coat of arms of Vouvray
Coat of arms
Vouvray is located in France
Vouvray
Vouvray
Coordinates: 47°24′46″N 0°48′00″E / 47.4128°N 0.8°E / 47.4128; 0.8Coordinates: 47°24′46″N 0°48′00″E / 47.4128°N 0.8°E / 47.4128; 0.8
Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Tours
Canton Vouvray
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Darragon
Area1 22.92 km2 (8.85 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 3,076
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37281 / 37210
Elevation 48–121 m (157–397 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.

Vouvray is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. It is around 9 km east of the centre of Tours.

It is best known for its production of white wine, rated among the best in France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,080 —    
1800 1,954 −6.1%
1806 2,266 +16.0%
1821 2,425 +7.0%
1831 2,387 −1.6%
1836 2,610 +9.3%
1841 2,443 −6.4%
1846 2,341 −4.2%
1851 2,418 +3.3%
1856 2,295 −5.1%
1861 2,438 +6.2%
1866 2,267 −7.0%
1872 2,180 −3.8%
1876 2,227 +2.2%
1881 2,246 +0.9%
1886 2,299 +2.4%
1891 2,250 −2.1%
1896 2,361 +4.9%
1901 2,285 −3.2%
1906 2,350 +2.8%
1911 2,335 −0.6%
1921 2,165 −7.3%
1926 2,333 +7.8%
1931 2,245 −3.8%
1936 2,249 +0.2%
1946 2,552 +13.5%
1954 2,617 +2.5%
1962 2,753 +5.2%
1968 2,725 −1.0%
1975 2,606 −4.4%
1982 2,469 −5.3%
1990 2,933 +18.8%
1999 3,048 +3.9%
2006 3,083 +1.1%
2009 3,076 −0.2%

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