Valence, Charente

Valence is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. It was not the birthplace of William de Valence, who later became Earl of Pembroke. He was born in the Cistercian abbey in Valence [fr], Couhé-Vérac (Vienne department), near Lusignan.[2]

Valence
A general view of Valence
A general view of Valence
Location of Valence
Valence is located in France
Valence
Valence
Valence is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Valence
Valence
Coordinates: 45°53′26″N 0°18′29″E / 45.8906°N 0.3081°E / 45.8906; 0.3081Coordinates: 45°53′26″N 0°18′29″E / 45.8906°N 0.3081°E / 45.8906; 0.3081
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente
ArrondissementConfolens
CantonBoixe-et-Manslois
IntercommunalityCœur de Charente
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Danielle Gibouleau
Area
1
10.87 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
193
 • Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
16392 /16460
Elevation72–143 m (236–469 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793421—    
1800433+2.9%
1806389−10.2%
1821450+15.7%
1831456+1.3%
1841502+10.1%
1846507+1.0%
1851507+0.0%
1856527+3.9%
1861487−7.6%
1866497+2.1%
1872473−4.8%
1876484+2.3%
1881476−1.7%
1886457−4.0%
1891437−4.4%
1896416−4.8%
YearPop.±%
1901411−1.2%
1906411+0.0%
1911408−0.7%
1921366−10.3%
1926373+1.9%
1931331−11.3%
1936325−1.8%
1946338+4.0%
1954316−6.5%
1962302−4.4%
1968242−19.9%
1975256+5.8%
1982265+3.5%
1990212−20.0%
1999241+13.7%
2008233−3.3%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ Complete Peerage, vol. X, p. 377