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Celles-sur-Belle is located in France
Coordinates: 46°15′46″N 0°12′36″W / 46.2628°N 0.21°W / 46.2628; -0.21Coordinates: 46°15′46″N 0°12′36″W / 46.2628°N 0.21°W / 46.2628; -0.21
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Deux-Sèvres
Arrondissement Niort
Canton Celles-sur-Belle
Intercommunality Celles-sur-Belle
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Roy
Area1 37.24 km2 (14.38 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,676
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 79061 / 79370
Elevation 60–162 m (197–531 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.

Celles-sur-Belle is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France. It is the site of an abbey dating from the 11th Century which was reconstructed between 1660 and 1685 on the orders of Louis XIV.

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