Valence, Charente

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Valence
Valence16 vue.JPG
Location of Valence
Valence is located in France
Valence
Valence
Valence is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente
ArrondissementConfolens
CantonBoixe-et-Manslois
IntercommunalityPays Manslois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Danielle Gibouleau
Area
1
10.87 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
233
 • Density21/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
16392 /16460
Elevation72–143 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
YearPop.±%
1793421—    
1800433+2.9%
1806389−10.2%
1821450+15.7%
1831456+1.3%
1841502+10.1%
1846507+1.0%
1851507+0.0%
1856527+3.9%
1861487−7.6%
1866497+2.1%
1872473−4.8%
1876484+2.3%
1881476−1.7%
1886457−4.0%
1891437−4.4%
1896416−4.8%
1901411−1.2%
1906411+0.0%
1911408−0.7%
1921366−10.3%
1926373+1.9%
1931331−11.3%
1936325−1.8%
1946338+4.0%
1954316−6.5%
1962302−4.4%
1968242−19.9%
1975256+5.8%
1982265+3.5%
1990212−20.0%
1999241+13.7%
2008233−3.3%

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References[edit]

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