Celles-sur-Belle

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Celles-sur-Belle
The royal abbey of Our Lady, in Celles-sur-Belle
The royal abbey of Our Lady, in Celles-sur-Belle
Coat of arms of Celles-sur-Belle
Coat of arms
Location of Celles-sur-Belle
Celles-sur-Belle is located in France
Celles-sur-Belle
Celles-sur-Belle
Celles-sur-Belle is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Celles-sur-Belle
Celles-sur-Belle
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDeux-Sèvres
ArrondissementNiort
CantonCelles-sur-Belle
IntercommunalityMellois en Poitou
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Marie Roy
Area
1
41.37 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,834
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
79061 /79370
Elevation60–162 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.

Celles-sur-Belle is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine 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. On 1 January 2019, the former commune Saint-Médard was merged into Celles-sur-Belle.[2]

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 25 October 2018 (in French)