Ardentes

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Ardentes
Commune
The church and the Place de la République, in Ardentes
The church and the Place de la République, in Ardentes
Coat of arms of Ardentes
Coat of arms
Ardentes is located in France
Ardentes
Ardentes
Coordinates: 46°44′35″N 1°49′54″E / 46.7431°N 1.8317°E / 46.7431; 1.8317Coordinates: 46°44′35″N 1°49′54″E / 46.7431°N 1.8317°E / 46.7431; 1.8317
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Arrondissement Châteauroux
Canton Ardentes
Intercommunality Castelroussine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Didier Barachet
Area1 62.09 km2 (23.97 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 3,755
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 36005 /36120
Elevation 150–208 m (492–682 ft)
(avg. 163 m or 535 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.

Ardentes is a commune in the Indre department in central France. The archaeologist Jean Hubert (1902–1994) was born in Ardentes.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,056 —    
1800 1,002 −5.1%
1806 909 −9.3%
1821 1,179 +29.7%
1831 1,144 −3.0%
1836 1,089 −4.8%
1841 2,162 +98.5%
1846 2,297 +6.2%
1851 2,480 +8.0%
1856 2,546 +2.7%
1861 2,561 +0.6%
1866 2,681 +4.7%
1872 2,449 −8.7%
1876 2,617 +6.9%
1881 2,682 +2.5%
1886 2,647 −1.3%
1891 2,677 +1.1%
1896 2,665 −0.4%
1901 2,655 −0.4%
1906 2,679 +0.9%
1911 2,725 +1.7%
1921 2,504 −8.1%
1926 2,327 −7.1%
1931 2,237 −3.9%
1936 2,247 +0.4%
1946 2,710 +20.6%
1954 2,725 +0.6%
1962 2,852 +4.7%
1968 2,720 −4.6%
1975 2,780 +2.2%
1982 3,269 +17.6%
1990 3,511 +7.4%
1999 3,322 −5.4%
2009 3,755 +13.0%

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