Coulonges, Vienne

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The main street of Hérolles, in Coulonges
The main street of Hérolles, in Coulonges
Coulonges is located in France
Coordinates: 46°24′12″N 1°09′19″E / 46.4033°N 1.1553°E / 46.4033; 1.1553Coordinates: 46°24′12″N 1°09′19″E / 46.4033°N 1.1553°E / 46.4033; 1.1553
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Montmorillon
Intercommunality Montmorillonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Raymond Gallet
Area1 18.35 km2 (7.08 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 268
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86084 /86290
Elevation 133–204 m (436–669 ft)
(avg. 196 m or 643 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.

Coulonges is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France. Coulonges is situated in the Vienne, Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 66 km from Poitiers, the department capital. (General information: Coulonges is 287 km from Paris).[1]


The river Benaize forms the commune's south-western border.

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