Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.

Moncontour
The village of Moncontour
The village of Moncontour
Coat of arms of Moncontour
Coat of arms
Location of Moncontour
Moncontour is located in France
Moncontour
Moncontour
Moncontour is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Moncontour
Moncontour
Coordinates: 46°52′57″N 0°00′57″W / 46.8825°N 0.0158°W / 46.8825; -0.0158Coordinates: 46°52′57″N 0°00′57″W / 46.8825°N 0.0158°W / 46.8825; -0.0158
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentVienne
ArrondissementChâtellerault
CantonLoudun
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Édouard Renaud
Area
1
41.06 km2 (15.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
986
 • Density24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
86161 /86330
Elevation51–115 m (167–377 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It was the site of the Battle of Moncontour in 1569.

The composer Raymond Vaillant was born here on 21 January 1935.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population of Moncontour, Vienne
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population10191171106110369299801030

Sites and monumentsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

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