Moncontour, Vienne

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Moncontour
Commune
The village of Moncontour
The village of Moncontour
Coat of arms of Moncontour
Coat of arms
Moncontour is located in France
Moncontour
Moncontour
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Moncontour is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Moncontour
Moncontour
Coordinates: 46°52′57″N 0°00′57″W / 46.8825°N 0.0158°W / 46.8825; -0.0158Coordinates: 46°52′57″N 0°00′57″W / 46.8825°N 0.0158°W / 46.8825; -0.0158
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Châtellerault
Canton Loudun
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Édouard Renaud
Area1 41.06 km2 (15.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,030
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86161 /86330
Elevation 51–115 m (167–377 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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.

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

It was the site of the Battle of Moncontour in 1569.

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Historical population of Moncontour, Vienne
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population10191171106110369299801030

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