Avanton

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Avanton
The Château of Avanton
The Château of Avanton
Location of Avanton
Avanton is located in France
Avanton
Avanton
Avanton is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Avanton
Avanton
Coordinates: 46°39′49″N 0°18′16″E / 46.6636°N 0.3044°E / 46.6636; 0.3044Coordinates: 46°39′49″N 0°18′16″E / 46.6636°N 0.3044°E / 46.6636; 0.3044
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentVienne
ArrondissementPoitiers
CantonMigné-Auxances
IntercommunalityCC Haut-Poitou
Government
 • Mayor (2016-2020) Anita Poupeau
Area
1
10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,182
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
86016 /86170
Elevation98–132 m (322–433 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Avanton is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.

A Bronze Age golden hat was found near Avanton in 1844, see Avanton Gold Cone. It is on display in the National Museum of Archeology in Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

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

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