Brion, Vienne

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Brion is located in France
Coordinates: 46°21′23″N 0°27′42″E / 46.3564°N 0.4617°E / 46.3564; 0.4617Coordinates: 46°21′23″N 0°27′42″E / 46.3564°N 0.4617°E / 46.3564; 0.4617
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Lussac-les-Châteaux
Intercommunality Pays Gencéen
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roland Thevenet
Area1 16.08 km2 (6.21 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 240
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86038 /86160
Elevation 109–141 m (358–463 ft)
(avg. 130 m or 430 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.

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


The village lies in the middle of the commune, on the right bank of the Clouère, which flows northwestward through the commune and forms part of its northern border.

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