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

Bourgueil
A general view of Bourgueil
A general view of Bourgueil
Coat of arms of Bourgueil
Coat of arms
Location of Bourgueil
Bourgueil is located in France
Bourgueil
Bourgueil
Bourgueil is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Bourgueil
Bourgueil
Coordinates: 47°16′59″N 0°10′09″E / 47.2831°N 0.1692°E / 47.2831; 0.1692Coordinates: 47°16′59″N 0°10′09″E / 47.2831°N 0.1692°E / 47.2831; 0.1692
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentIndre-et-Loire
ArrondissementChinon
CantonLangeais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Junges
Area
1
32.95 km2 (12.72 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,006
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
37031 /37140
Elevation28–117 m (92–384 ft)
(avg. 42 m or 138 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1793 3,280—    
1800 3,179−3.1%
1806 3,200+0.7%
1821 3,320+3.8%
1831 3,556+7.1%
1836 3,600+1.2%
1841 3,493−3.0%
1846 3,485−0.2%
1851 3,405−2.3%
1856 3,400−0.1%
1861 3,416+0.5%
1866 3,381−1.0%
1872 3,304−2.3%
1876 3,310+0.2%
1881 3,207−3.1%
1886 3,274+2.1%
1891 3,143−4.0%
1896 3,102−1.3%
1901 3,063−1.3%
1906 2,989−2.4%
1911 2,850−4.7%
1921 2,512−11.9%
1926 2,563+2.0%
1931 2,488−2.9%
1936 2,456−1.3%
1946 2,551+3.9%
1954 2,602+2.0%
1962 3,093+18.9%
1968 3,631+17.4%
1975 3,620−0.3%
1982 4,136+14.3%
1990 4,001−3.3%
1999 4,108+2.7%
2006 3,923−4.5%
2009 3,924+0.0%

Bourgueil wineEdit

Bourgueil is an appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) for wine in the Loire Valley region, and produces primarily red wine from the grape variety Cabernet Franc. Bourgueil wine was mentioned in the works of François Rabelais.

TransportationEdit

Bourgueil is served by the A85 autoroute, a nearby railway line and the cycling-route, Loire a vélo.

PersonalitiesEdit

Bourgueil was the birthplace of:

In Acadian Genealogy, Bourgueil is notable as the birthplace of Guillaume Trahan.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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