Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil

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Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil
Coat of arms of Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil
Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil is located in France
Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil
Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil
Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil
Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil
Coordinates: 47°17′06″N 0°07′36″E / 47.285°N 0.1267°E / 47.285; 0.1267Coordinates: 47°17′06″N 0°07′36″E / 47.285°N 0.1267°E / 47.285; 0.1267
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentIndre-et-Loire
ArrondissementChinon
CantonLangeais
IntercommunalityPays de Bourgueil
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christel Cousseau
Area
1
36.45 km2 (14.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,109
 • Density30/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
37228 /37500
Elevation26–116 m (85–381 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

This village is in the Loire Valley, in the midst of many castles, such as Chenonceaux, Villandry, etc. The commune is home to a wine appellation, Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil AOC.

Geography[edit]

Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil is situated between Angers, Tours and Chinon.

History[edit]

The old ecclesia Sancti Nicolai, mentioned in 1208,was situated in the North-east of the present cemetery of Bourgueil.

In 1790-1794, Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil annexed the former commune of La Taille. The current village centre of Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil was built during the July Monarchy (1830-1848).

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17941,680—    
18001,629−3.0%
18061,815+11.4%
18201,829+0.8%
18312,104+15.0%
18362,031−3.5%
18411,987−2.2%
18461,957−1.5%
18511,974+0.9%
18561,954−1.0%
18611,910−2.3%
18661,907−0.2%
18721,868−2.0%
18761,790−4.2%
18811,736−3.0%
18861,678−3.3%
18911,678+0.0%
18961,658−1.2%
19011,573−5.1%
19061,536−2.4%
19111,440−6.2%
19211,345−6.6%
19261,350+0.4%
19311,214−10.1%
19361,239+2.1%
19461,195−3.6%
19541,270+6.3%
19621,319+3.9%
19681,273−3.5%
19751,173−7.9%
19821,116−4.9%
19901,176+5.4%
19991,194+1.5%
20061,219+2.1%
20091,196−1.9%

Its inhabitants are called the Saint-nicolaisiens.

Personalities[edit]

Marie Dupin, a conquest of Pierre de Ronsard, lived in the Port Guyer (part of Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil) all her life.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

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