Bourg-lès-Valence

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Bourg-lès-Valence
The centre of Bourg-lès-Valence
The centre of Bourg-lès-Valence
Coat of arms of Bourg-lès-Valence
Coat of arms
Location of Bourg-lès-Valence
Bourg-lès-Valence is located in France
Bourg-lès-Valence
Bourg-lès-Valence
Bourg-lès-Valence is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Bourg-lès-Valence
Bourg-lès-Valence
Coordinates: 44°56′55″N 4°53′46″E / 44.9486°N 4.8961°E / 44.9486; 4.8961Coordinates: 44°56′55″N 4°53′46″E / 44.9486°N 4.8961°E / 44.9486; 4.8961
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentDrôme
ArrondissementValence
CantonValence-1
IntercommunalityCA Valence Romans Agglo
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Marlène Mourier
Area
1
20.3 km2 (7.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
20,655
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
26058 /26500
Elevation99–200 m (325–656 ft)
Websitehttp://www.bourg-les-valence.fr/
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bourg-lès-Valence is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France. It is a suburb of Valence. The archaeologist and Hellenist Fernand Courby (1878–1932) was born in Bourg-lès-Valence.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,072—    
18002,086+0.7%
18061,900−8.9%
18212,647+39.3%
18312,820+6.5%
18362,898+2.8%
18413,059+5.6%
18463,110+1.7%
18512,870−7.7%
18563,057+6.5%
18613,276+7.2%
18663,615+10.3%
18723,536−2.2%
18763,757+6.2%
18813,572−4.9%
18863,995+11.8%
18913,928−1.7%
18964,336+10.4%
19014,436+2.3%
19064,750+7.1%
19115,072+6.8%
19215,241+3.3%
19265,869+12.0%
19316,471+10.3%
19366,772+4.7%
19467,662+13.1%
19548,348+9.0%
196210,856+30.0%
196812,812+18.0%
197515,616+21.9%
198216,033+2.7%
199018,230+13.7%
199918,347+0.6%
200818,356+0.0%

In 2014–2019, Bourg-lès-Valence was twinned with the town of Shusha (Shushi) of the de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, but de jure part of Azerbaijan. In 2019, the administrative court of Grenoble declared the partnership treaty null and void due to the municipality having exceeded its power by unilaterally signing it and France's non-recognition of the de facto state.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Ara Toranian. Le tribunal administratif de Grenoble annule 4 chartes d’amitié. Nouvelles d'Arménie. 13 June 2019.