Portes-lès-Valence

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Portes-lès-Valence
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Portes-lès-Valence
Coat of arms
Portes-lès-Valence is located in France
Portes-lès-Valence
Portes-lès-Valence
Coordinates: 44°52′27″N 4°52′37″E / 44.8742°N 4.8769°E / 44.8742; 4.8769Coordinates: 44°52′27″N 4°52′37″E / 44.8742°N 4.8769°E / 44.8742; 4.8769
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Valence
Canton Valence-3
Intercommunality Valence Romans Agglo
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Trapier
Area1 14.42 km2 (5.57 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 9,376
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 26252 /26800
Elevation 106–183 m (348–600 ft)
(avg. 142 m or 466 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.

Portes-lès-Valence is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France. It is a suburb of Valence.

Geography[edit]

Portes-lès-Valence is situated in the south side of Valence and it is part of its urban area.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 227 —    
1800 201 −11.5%
1806 247 +22.9%
1821 343 +38.9%
1831 435 +26.8%
1836 430 −1.1%
1841 431 +0.2%
1846 468 +8.6%
1851 475 +1.5%
1856 497 +4.6%
1861 485 −2.4%
1866 448 −7.6%
1872 455 +1.6%
1876 515 +13.2%
1881 516 +0.2%
1886 518 +0.4%
1891 504 −2.7%
1896 526 +4.4%
1901 563 +7.0%
1906 556 −1.2%
1911 1,400 +151.8%
1921 1,582 +13.0%
1926 2,088 +32.0%
1931 2,555 +22.4%
1936 2,700 +5.7%
1946 2,737 +1.4%
1954 3,340 +22.0%
1962 4,580 +37.1%
1968 6,123 +33.7%
1975 6,834 +11.6%
1982 7,337 +7.4%
1990 7,818 +6.6%
1999 8,090 +3.5%
2008 9,376 +15.9%

International relations[edit]

Portes-lès-Valance is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in French) The twinnage with Baronissi (Commune of Porte-lès-Valence)
  2. ^ (in Italian) Tenth anniversary of the twinnage with Portes-lès-Valence (Comune of Baronissi)]

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