Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize

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Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize
The church of Saint-Hilaire, in Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize
The church of Saint-Hilaire, in Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize
Coat of arms of Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize
Coat of arms
Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize is located in France
Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize
Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize
Coordinates: 46°33′46″N 1°04′32″E / 46.5628°N 1.0756°E / 46.5628; 1.0756Coordinates: 46°33′46″N 1°04′32″E / 46.5628°N 1.0756°E / 46.5628; 1.0756
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Arrondissement Le Blanc
Canton Bélâbre
Intercommunality Val d'Anglin
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Serge Bégon
Area1 32.61 km2 (12.59 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 358
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 36197 / 36370
Elevation 82–146 m (269–479 ft)
(avg. 93 m or 305 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.

Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

Geography[edit]

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

The river Benaize forms part of the commune's southern border, flows north through the commune, crossing the village of Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize, then flows into the Anglin, which forms part of the commune's northeastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 794 —    
1800 858 +8.1%
1806 717 −16.4%
1821 918 +28.0%
1831 1,010 +10.0%
1836 998 −1.2%
1841 927 −7.1%
1846 984 +6.1%
1851 996 +1.2%
1856 1,031 +3.5%
1861 1,005 −2.5%
1866 1,006 +0.1%
1872 993 −1.3%
1876 997 +0.4%
1881 1,009 +1.2%
1886 1,206 +19.5%
1891 927 −23.1%
1896 868 −6.4%
1901 902 +3.9%
1906 907 +0.6%
1911 897 −1.1%
1921 765 −14.7%
1926 716 −6.4%
1931 655 −8.5%
1936 670 +2.3%
1946 608 −9.3%
1954 554 −8.9%
1962 518 −6.5%
1968 463 −10.6%
1975 365 −21.2%
1982 329 −9.9%
1990 293 −10.9%
1999 303 +3.4%
2006 352 +16.2%
2009 358 +1.7%

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