Rougé (Breton: Ruzieg) is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France, near Rennes.

Rougé
Commune
Rougé - Arrière de l'église.jpg
Coat of arms of Rougé
Location of Rougé
Rougé is located in France
Rougé
Rougé
Rougé is located in Pays de la Loire
Rougé
Rougé
Coordinates: 47°47′01″N 1°26′49″W / 47.7836°N 1.4469°W / 47.7836; -1.4469Coordinates: 47°47′01″N 1°26′49″W / 47.7836°N 1.4469°W / 47.7836; -1.4469
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
ArrondissementChâteaubriant-Ancenis
CantonChâteaubriant
IntercommunalityChâteaubriant-Derval
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Michel Duclos
Area
1
56.32 km2 (21.75 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
2,215
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
44146 /44660
Elevation39–109 m (128–358 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The name "Rougé" comes from the Latin "Rubiacus", means the red place, in reference to the high iron-composition of the ground.[citation needed]

GeographyEdit

The river Chère forms small part of the commune's southern border.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,000—    
18062,083+4.2%
18212,404+15.4%
18312,295−4.5%
18412,272−1.0%
18512,710+19.3%
18612,705−0.2%
18722,813+4.0%
18812,782−1.1%
18912,895+4.1%
19012,665−7.9%
19112,625−1.5%
YearPop.±%
19212,408−8.3%
19312,249−6.6%
19462,229−0.9%
19542,179−2.2%
19622,011−7.7%
19681,995−0.8%
19751,982−0.7%
19822,055+3.7%
19902,167+5.5%
19992,141−1.2%
20102,253+5.2%
20172,230−1.0%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.

See alsoEdit