Jurignac

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Jurignac
Town hall
Town hall
Jurignac is located in France
Jurignac
Jurignac
Coordinates: 45°32′02″N 0°02′12″W / 45.534°N 0.0366°W / 45.534; -0.0366Coordinates: 45°32′02″N 0°02′12″W / 45.534°N 0.0366°W / 45.534; -0.0366
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Angoulême
Canton Blanzac-Porcheresse
Intercommunality Blanzacais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Decelle
Area1 16.00 km2 (6.18 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 524
 • Density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16175 /16250
Elevation 50–141 m (164–463 ft)
(avg. 130 m or 430 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.

Jurignac is a former commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune Val-des-Vignes.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 497 —    
1800 679 +36.6%
1806 649 −4.4%
1821 685 +5.5%
1831 811 +18.4%
1841 796 −1.8%
1846 803 +0.9%
1851 854 +6.4%
1856 802 −6.1%
1861 878 +9.5%
1866 886 +0.9%
1872 850 −4.1%
1876 820 −3.5%
1881 745 −9.1%
1886 659 −11.5%
1891 625 −5.2%
1896 642 +2.7%
1901 619 −3.6%
1906 591 −4.5%
1911 650 +10.0%
1921 594 −8.6%
1926 554 −6.7%
1931 540 −2.5%
1936 541 +0.2%
1946 538 −0.6%
1954 557 +3.5%
1962 545 −2.2%
1968 523 −4.0%
1975 552 +5.5%
1982 499 −9.6%
1990 539 +8.0%
1999 501 −7.1%
2008 524 +4.6%

Sights[edit]

The commune contains the distillery of the cognac Andre Duclos, a building from the late nineteenth century which is now a music hall. It is the only listed building in the commune. St. Peter's Church is the main place of worship.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 5 October 2015 (French)