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The town hall, in Gençay
The town hall, in Gençay
Coat of arms of Gençay
Coat of arms
Gençay is located in France
Coordinates: 46°22′24″N 0°24′21″E / 46.3733°N 0.4058°E / 46.3733; 0.4058Coordinates: 46°22′24″N 0°24′21″E / 46.3733°N 0.4058°E / 46.3733; 0.4058
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Gençay
Intercommunality Pays Gencéen
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Crespin
Area1 4.74 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,714
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86103 /86160
Elevation 105–138 m (344–453 ft)
(avg. 125 m or 410 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.

Gençay is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France. The inhabitants are called Gencéens.


The village lies on the left bank of the Clouère, which forms the commune's northern border.

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