Valence, Charente

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Valence
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Valence is located in France
Valence
Valence
Coordinates: 45°53′26″N 0°18′29″E / 45.8906°N 0.3081°E / 45.8906; 0.3081Coordinates: 45°53′26″N 0°18′29″E / 45.8906°N 0.3081°E / 45.8906; 0.3081
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Confolens
Canton Mansle
Intercommunality Pays Manslois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Danielle Gibouleau
Area1 10.87 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 233
 • Density 21/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16392 /16460
Elevation 72–143 m (236–469 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Valence is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. It was not the birthplace of William de Valence, who later became Earl of Pembroke. He was born in the Cistercian abbey in Valence (fr), Couhé-Vérac, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, near Lusignan.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 421 —    
1800 433 +2.9%
1806 389 −10.2%
1821 450 +15.7%
1831 456 +1.3%
1841 502 +10.1%
1846 507 +1.0%
1851 507 +0.0%
1856 527 +3.9%
1861 487 −7.6%
1866 497 +2.1%
1872 473 −4.8%
1876 484 +2.3%
1881 476 −1.7%
1886 457 −4.0%
1891 437 −4.4%
1896 416 −4.8%
1901 411 −1.2%
1906 411 +0.0%
1911 408 −0.7%
1921 366 −10.3%
1926 373 +1.9%
1931 331 −11.3%
1936 325 −1.8%
1946 338 +4.0%
1954 316 −6.5%
1962 302 −4.4%
1968 242 −19.9%
1975 256 +5.8%
1982 265 +3.5%
1990 212 −20.0%
1999 241 +13.7%
2008 233 −3.3%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Complete Peerage, vol. X, p. 377