Aixe-sur-Vienne

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Aixe-sur-Vienne
The vestige of the Malassert bridge, built in the 14th century, and called "Roman Bridge"
The vestige of the Malassert bridge, built in the 14th century, and called "Roman Bridge"
Coat of arms of Aixe-sur-Vienne
Coat of arms
Location of Aixe-sur-Vienne
Aixe-sur-Vienne is located in France
Aixe-sur-Vienne
Aixe-sur-Vienne
Aixe-sur-Vienne is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Aixe-sur-Vienne
Aixe-sur-Vienne
Coordinates: 45°47′50″N 1°08′12″E / 45.7972°N 1.1367°E / 45.7972; 1.1367Coordinates: 45°47′50″N 1°08′12″E / 45.7972°N 1.1367°E / 45.7972; 1.1367
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentHaute-Vienne
ArrondissementLimoges
CantonAixe-sur-Vienne
IntercommunalityVal de Vienne
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) René Arnaud
Area
1
22.85 km2 (8.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,961
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
87001 /87700
Elevation190–343 m (623–1,125 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Aixe-sur-Vienne (Occitan: Aissa) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.

History[edit]

A merovingian castrum was recorded as being at the confluence of the river. The Château d'Aixe (or "Tour Jeanne d'Albret") was constructed in the 13th century in Aixe-sur-Vienne, controlled by the viscounts of Limoges. It was demolished at the beginning of the 19th century.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20065,566—    
20075,532−0.6%
20085,498−0.6%
20095,464−0.6%
20105,472+0.1%
20115,488+0.3%
20125,602+2.1%
20135,686+1.5%
20145,771+1.5%
20155,835+1.1%
20165,858+0.4%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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