Saint-Christophe-de-Valains

Saint-Christophe-de-Valains (Breton: Sant-Kristol-Gwalen) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
Sant-Kristol-Gwalen
A general view of Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
A general view of Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
Location of Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
Saint-Christophe-de-Valains is located in France
Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
Saint-Christophe-de-Valains is located in Brittany
Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
Saint-Christophe-de-Valains
Coordinates: 48°20′37″N 1°26′46″W / 48.3436°N 1.4461°W / 48.3436; -1.4461Coordinates: 48°20′37″N 1°26′46″W / 48.3436°N 1.4461°W / 48.3436; -1.4461
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
ArrondissementFougères-Vitré
CantonFougères-1
IntercommunalityFougères Agglomération
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Michelle Garavaglia[1]
Area
1
3.27 km2 (1.26 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
230
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
35261 /35140
Elevation35–104 m (115–341 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Christophe-de-Valains comes from Saint Christopher, patron saint of travelers and Valains, fief of Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793235—    
1800295+25.5%
1806260−11.9%
1821257−1.2%
1831286+11.3%
1836308+7.7%
1841290−5.8%
1846296+2.1%
1851323+9.1%
1856310−4.0%
1861300−3.2%
1866341+13.7%
1872324−5.0%
1876324+0.0%
1881321−0.9%
1886300−6.5%
1891324+8.0%
YearPop.±%
1896291−10.2%
1901274−5.8%
1906291+6.2%
1911223−23.4%
1921193−13.5%
1926241+24.9%
1931222−7.9%
1936232+4.5%
1946194−16.4%
1954185−4.6%
1962164−11.4%
1968151−7.9%
1975129−14.6%
1982107−17.1%
1990106−0.9%
1999138+30.2%
2009211+52.9%

GeographyEdit

Saint-Christophe-de-Valains is located 37 km (23 mi) to the northeast of Rennes and 35 km (22 mi) to the south of the Mont Saint-Michel.

The neighboring communes are Chauvigné, Le Tiercent, Saint-Ouen-des-Alleux, and Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon.

SightsEdit

EventsEdit

Ball every 14 July under the Liberty Oak.

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 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.

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