Le Blanc

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Le Blanc
Château de Naillac
Château de Naillac
Coat of arms of Le Blanc
Coat of arms
Location of Le Blanc
Le Blanc is located in France
Le Blanc
Le Blanc
Le Blanc is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Le Blanc
Le Blanc
Coordinates: 46°38′04″N 1°03′49″E / 46.6344°N 1.0636°E / 46.6344; 1.0636Coordinates: 46°38′04″N 1°03′49″E / 46.6344°N 1.0636°E / 46.6344; 1.0636
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentIndre
ArrondissementLe Blanc
CantonLe Blanc
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Chanteguet
Area
1
57.61 km2 (22.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
6,804
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
36018 /36300
Elevation72–140 m (236–459 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Blanc (French pronunciation: ​[lə blɑ̃]) is a commune and a sub-prefecture of the Indre department in central France.

Geography[edit]

Le Blanc is the main city of the Parc naturel régional de la Brenne, on the banks of the Creuse River.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 4,780—    
1800 4,723−1.2%
1806 3,662−22.5%
1821 4,452+21.6%
1831 4,804+7.9%
1836 5,095+6.1%
1841 5,290+3.8%
1846 6,075+14.8%
1851 6,788+11.7%
1856 5,731−15.6%
1861 5,882+2.6%
1866 5,956+1.3%
1872 5,709−4.1%
1876 6,122+7.2%
1881 6,558+7.1%
1886 7,140+8.9%
1891 7,389+3.5%
1896 6,764−8.5%
1901 6,663−1.5%
1906 6,520−2.1%
1911 6,493−0.4%
1921 5,284−18.6%
1926 5,511+4.3%
1931 5,426−1.5%
1936 5,789+6.7%
1946 6,719+16.1%
1954 6,427−4.3%
1962 6,402−0.4%
1968 6,767+5.7%
1975 8,024+18.6%
1982 7,769−3.2%
1990 7,361−5.3%
1999 6,995−5.0%
2009 6,946−0.7%

Facilities[edit]

Near Le Blanc, there is a VLF-transmitter of French Navy. It transmits messages on 18.3 kHz and 21.7 kHz to submerged submarines [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ RDF_project Archived 2007-09-22 at the Wayback Machine

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