Prissac

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Prissac
Commune
The 8 May Square in Prissac
The 8 May Square in Prissac
Prissac is located in France
Prissac
Prissac
Coordinates: 46°30′39″N 1°18′31″E / 46.5108°N 1.3086°E / 46.5108; 1.3086Coordinates: 46°30′39″N 1°18′31″E / 46.5108°N 1.3086°E / 46.5108; 1.3086
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Arrondissement Le Blanc
Canton Bélâbre
Intercommunality Val d'Anglin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Touzet
Area1 62.83 km2 (24.26 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 676
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 36168 /36370
Elevation 105–199 m (344–653 ft)
(avg. 165 m or 541 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.

Prissac is a commune in the Indre department in central France. Gaston Chérau (1872–1937), a writer and member of the Académie Goncourt is buried in Prissac.

Geography[edit]

The commune is located in the parc naturel régional de la Brenne.

The river Abloux flows west through the southern part of the commune, then flows into the Anglin, which forms all of its southwestern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,900 —    
1800 1,624 −14.5%
1806 1,688 +3.9%
1821 1,940 +14.9%
1831 2,152 +10.9%
1836 2,184 +1.5%
1841 1,978 −9.4%
1846 2,096 +6.0%
1851 2,109 +0.6%
1856 2,034 −3.6%
1861 1,987 −2.3%
1866 2,080 +4.7%
1872 1,999 −3.9%
1876 1,977 −1.1%
1881 2,006 +1.5%
1886 2,020 +0.7%
1891 2,041 +1.0%
1896 1,986 −2.7%
1901 1,960 −1.3%
1906 1,921 −2.0%
1911 1,906 −0.8%
1921 1,749 −8.2%
1926 1,634 −6.6%
1931 1,471 −10.0%
1936 1,447 −1.6%
1946 1,406 −2.8%
1954 1,162 −17.4%
1962 1,077 −7.3%
1968 966 −10.3%
1975 892 −7.7%
1982 853 −4.4%
1990 771 −9.6%
1999 738 −4.3%
2009 676 −8.4%

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