Ruelle-sur-Touvre

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Ruelle-sur-Touvre
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Coat of arms of Ruelle-sur-Touvre
Coat of arms
Ruelle-sur-Touvre is located in France
Ruelle-sur-Touvre
Ruelle-sur-Touvre
Coordinates: 45°40′43″N 0°13′16″E / 45.6786°N 0.2211°E / 45.6786; 0.2211Coordinates: 45°40′43″N 0°13′16″E / 45.6786°N 0.2211°E / 45.6786; 0.2211
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Angoulême
Canton Touvre-et-Braconne
Intercommunality Grand Angoulême
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Broncy
Area1 10.66 km2 (4.12 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 7,436
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16291 /16600
Elevation 32–170 m (105–558 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.

Ruelle-sur-Touvre is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 981 —    
1800 1,189 +21.2%
1806 1,075 −9.6%
1821 1,211 +12.7%
1831 1,215 +0.3%
1841 1,508 +24.1%
1846 1,625 +7.8%
1851 1,579 −2.8%
1856 1,429 −9.5%
1861 1,635 +14.4%
1866 1,733 +6.0%
1872 1,831 +5.7%
1876 2,039 +11.4%
1881 2,554 +25.3%
1886 2,797 +9.5%
1891 2,914 +4.2%
1896 3,615 +24.1%
1901 4,030 +11.5%
1906 4,071 +1.0%
1911 4,187 +2.8%
1921 3,944 −5.8%
1926 3,982 +1.0%
1931 4,264 +7.1%
1936 4,500 +5.5%
1946 4,811 +6.9%
1954 5,366 +11.5%
1962 5,855 +9.1%
1968 6,507 +11.1%
1975 8,152 +25.3%
1982 7,769 −4.7%
1990 7,203 −7.3%
1999 7,230 +0.4%
2008 7,436 +2.8%

International relations[edit]

The commune has been twinned with Amstetten, Lower Austria since 1972 and Banbridge in Northern Ireland since 1994.

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