Bourgueil

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Bourgueil
A general view of Bourgueil
A general view of Bourgueil
Coat of arms of Bourgueil
Location of Bourgueil
Bourgueil is located in France
Bourgueil
Bourgueil
Bourgueil is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Bourgueil
Bourgueil
Coordinates: 47°16′59″N 0°10′09″E / 47.2831°N 0.1692°E / 47.2831; 0.1692Coordinates: 47°16′59″N 0°10′09″E / 47.2831°N 0.1692°E / 47.2831; 0.1692
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentIndre-et-Loire
ArrondissementChinon
CantonLangeais
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Benoît Baranger
Area
1
32.95 km2 (12.72 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
3,906
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
37031 /37140
Elevation28–117 m (92–384 ft)
(avg. 42 m or 138 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bourgueil (French pronunciation: [buʁɡœj] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 3,280—    
1800 3,179−3.1%
1806 3,200+0.7%
1821 3,320+3.8%
1831 3,556+7.1%
1836 3,600+1.2%
1841 3,493−3.0%
1846 3,485−0.2%
1851 3,405−2.3%
1856 3,400−0.1%
1861 3,416+0.5%
1866 3,381−1.0%
1872 3,304−2.3%
1876 3,310+0.2%
1881 3,207−3.1%
1886 3,274+2.1%
1891 3,143−4.0%
1896 3,102−1.3%
1901 3,063−1.3%
1906 2,989−2.4%
1911 2,850−4.7%
1921 2,512−11.9%
1926 2,563+2.0%
1931 2,488−2.9%
1936 2,456−1.3%
1946 2,551+3.9%
1954 2,602+2.0%
1962 3,093+18.9%
1968 3,631+17.4%
1975 3,620−0.3%
1982 4,136+14.3%
1990 4,001−3.3%
1999 4,108+2.7%
2006 3,923−4.5%
2009 3,924+0.0%

Bourgueil wine[edit]

Bourgueil is an appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) for wine in the Loire Valley region, and produces primarily red wine from the grape variety Cabernet Franc. Bourgueil wine was mentioned in the works of François Rabelais.

Transportation[edit]

Bourgueil is served by the A85 autoroute, a nearby railway line and the cycling-route, Loire a vélo.

Personalities[edit]

Bourgueil was the birthplace of:

In Acadian Genealogy, Bourgueil is notable as the birthplace of Guillaume Trahan.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.

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