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Saint-Martin's Abbey
Saint-Martin's Abbey
Ligugé is located in France
Coordinates: 46°31′08″N 0°19′50″E / 46.5189°N 0.3306°E / 46.5189; 0.3306Coordinates: 46°31′08″N 0°19′50″E / 46.5189°N 0.3306°E / 46.5189; 0.3306
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Poitiers
Canton Poitiers-5
Intercommunality CA Grand-Poitiers
Area1 22.77 km2 (8.79 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,888
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86133 /86240
Elevation 72–149 m (236–489 ft)
(avg. 89 m or 292 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.

Ligugé is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.

It is located on the River Clain, 8 kilometres (5 miles) south of Poitiers. It is known for its historic monastery, Ligugé Abbey.

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Ligugé is twinned with:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-07-11. 

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