Bourg-lès-Valence

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Bourg-lès-Valence
Commune
The centre of Bourg-lès-Valence
The centre of Bourg-lès-Valence
Coat of arms of Bourg-lès-Valence
Coat of arms
Bourg-lès-Valence is located in France
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
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Valence
Canton Valence-1
Intercommunality CA Valence Romans Agglo
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Marlène Mourier
Area1 20.3 km2 (7.8 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 18,356
 • Density 900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 26058 /26500
Elevation 99–200 m (325–656 ft)
Website http://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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,072 —    
1800 2,086 +0.7%
1806 1,900 −8.9%
1821 2,647 +39.3%
1831 2,820 +6.5%
1836 2,898 +2.8%
1841 3,059 +5.6%
1846 3,110 +1.7%
1851 2,870 −7.7%
1856 3,057 +6.5%
1861 3,276 +7.2%
1866 3,615 +10.3%
1872 3,536 −2.2%
1876 3,757 +6.2%
1881 3,572 −4.9%
1886 3,995 +11.8%
1891 3,928 −1.7%
1896 4,336 +10.4%
1901 4,436 +2.3%
1906 4,750 +7.1%
1911 5,072 +6.8%
1921 5,241 +3.3%
1926 5,869 +12.0%
1931 6,471 +10.3%
1936 6,772 +4.7%
1946 7,662 +13.1%
1954 8,348 +9.0%
1962 10,856 +30.0%
1968 12,812 +18.0%
1975 15,616 +21.9%
1982 16,033 +2.7%
1990 18,230 +13.7%
1999 18,347 +0.6%
2008 18,356 +0.0%

Since October 2014, Bourg-lès-Valence is twinned with the town of Shushi (Shusha) of the de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, but de jure part of Azerbaijan.

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