Vouillé, Vienne

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Vouillé
Coat of arms of Vouillé
Coat of arms
Vouillé is located in France
Vouillé
Vouillé
Coordinates: 46°38′29″N 0°10′11″E / 46.6414°N 0.1697°E / 46.6414; 0.1697Coordinates: 46°38′29″N 0°10′11″E / 46.6414°N 0.1697°E / 46.6414; 0.1697
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Poitiers
Canton Vouillé
Intercommunality Pays Vouglaisien
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Jordan
Area1 33.95 km2 (13.11 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,266
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86294 /86190
Elevation 97–155 m (318–509 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Vouillé is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France. Inhabitants are known in French as Vouglaisiens.

The Battle of Vouillé or Vouglé (from Latin Campus Vogladensis) was fought in the northern marches of Visigothic territory, at Vouillé, Vienne, (Gaul), in the spring of 507 between the Franks commanded by Clovis and the Visigoths of Alaric II, the conqueror of Spain.

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