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Angles-sur-l'Anglin is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France. It has been selected as one of the most beautiful villages of France.

Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Castle ruins
Castle ruins
Coat of arms of Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Coat of arms
Location of Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Angles-sur-l'Anglin is located in France
Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Angles-sur-l'Anglin is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Coordinates: 46°41′46″N 0°53′08″E / 46.6961°N 0.8856°E / 46.6961; 0.8856Coordinates: 46°41′46″N 0°53′08″E / 46.6961°N 0.8856°E / 46.6961; 0.8856
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentVienne
ArrondissementMontmorillon
CantonMontmorillon
IntercommunalityPays châtelleraudais
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-François Lecamp
Area
1
14.75 km2 (5.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
380
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
86004 /86260
Elevation63–139 m (207–456 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.

The Château d'Angles-sur-l'Anglin is a ruined castle dating back to the 11th century, originally constructed for the Bishop of Poitiers.

GeographyEdit

The river Anglin flows into the Gartempe in the commune.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.