Ligugé (French pronunciation: ​[liɡyʒe]) is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.

Ligugé
Saint-Martin's Abbey
Saint-Martin's Abbey
Location of Ligugé
Ligugé is located in France
Ligugé
Ligugé
Ligugé is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Ligugé
Ligugé
Coordinates: 46°31′08″N 0°19′50″E / 46.5189°N 0.3306°E / 46.5189; 0.3306Coordinates: 46°31′08″N 0°19′50″E / 46.5189°N 0.3306°E / 46.5189; 0.3306
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentVienne
ArrondissementPoitiers
CantonPoitiers-5
IntercommunalityGrand Poitiers
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Bernard Mauze[1]
Area
1
22.77 km2 (8.79 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
3,374
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
86133 /86240
Elevation72–149 m (236–489 ft)
(avg. 89 m or 292 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is located on the River Clain, 8 kilometres (5 miles) south of Poitiers. It is known for its historic monastery, Ligugé Abbey.

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Ligugé is twinned with:

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 1,675—    
1975 2,206+4.01%
1982 2,700+2.93%
1990 2,771+0.32%
1999 2,817+0.18%
2007 2,880+0.28%
2012 3,140+1.74%
2017 3,349+1.30%
Source: INSEE[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-07-11.
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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