Ruffec, Charente

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Ruffec
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Ruffec
Coat of arms
Ruffec is located in France
Ruffec
Ruffec
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Ruffec is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Ruffec
Ruffec
Coordinates: 46°01′46″N 0°12′00″E / 46.0294°N 0.2°E / 46.0294; 0.2Coordinates: 46°01′46″N 0°12′00″E / 46.0294°N 0.2°E / 46.0294; 0.2
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Confolens
Canton Charente-Nord
Intercommunality Ruffec
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Charbonneau
Area1 13.37 km2 (5.16 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,575
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16292 /16700
Elevation 83–145 m (272–476 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.

Ruffec is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,937—    
18002,110+8.9%
18062,197+4.1%
18212,526+15.0%
18313,004+18.9%
18412,977−0.9%
18463,074+3.3%
18513,654+18.9%
18563,109−14.9%
18613,235+4.1%
18663,175−1.9%
18723,233+1.8%
18763,385+4.7%
18813,642+7.6%
18863,589−1.5%
18913,527−1.7%
18963,426−2.9%
19013,474+1.4%
19063,375−2.8%
19113,483+3.2%
19213,231−7.2%
19263,194−1.1%
19313,292+3.1%
19363,467+5.3%
19463,874+11.7%
19543,724−3.9%
19624,009+7.7%
19684,157+3.7%
19754,241+2.0%
19824,193−1.1%
19903,893−7.2%
19993,627−6.8%
20083,575−1.4%

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Ruffec is twinned with:

See also[edit]

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