Curçay-sur-Dive

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Curçay-sur-Dive
Commune
The medieval pont Reine Blanche
The medieval pont Reine Blanche
Curçay-sur-Dive is located in France
Curçay-sur-Dive
Curçay-sur-Dive
Coordinates: 47°00′45″N 0°03′20″W / 47.0125°N 0.0556°W / 47.0125; -0.0556Coordinates: 47°00′45″N 0°03′20″W / 47.0125°N 0.0556°W / 47.0125; -0.0556
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Châtellerault
Canton Loudun
Intercommunality Pays Loudunais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bruno Lefebvre
Area1 15.79 km2 (6.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 244
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86090 /86120
Elevation 39–122 m (128–400 ft)
(avg. 197 m or 646 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.

Curçay-sur-Dive is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.

History[edit]

Curçay grew up where the Dive could be forded; the ford was replaced at an early time by the Gallo-Roman bridge that in medieval times came to be ascribed to the intervention of Queen Blanche.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Curçay-sur-Dive
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 227 287 216 245 257 217 244

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