Avanton – Wikipedia

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Commune in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Avanton

The Château of Avanton

The Château of Avanton

Location of Avanton

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Avanton is located in France

Avanton

Avanton is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Avanton

Coordinates:

46°39′49″N 0°18′16″E / 46.6636°N 0.3044°E / 46.6636; 0.3044Coordinates: 46°39′49″N 0°18′16″E / 46.6636°N 0.3044°E / 46.6636; 0.3044

Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Poitiers
Canton Migné-Auxances
Intercommunality CC Haut-Poitou
Government
 • Mayor

(2020–2026)

Anita Poupeau[1]
Area

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10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
Population 2,200
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
Elevation 98–132 m (322–433 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

A Bronze Age golden hat was found near Avanton in 1844, see Avanton Gold Cone. It is on display in the National Museum of Archeology in Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1968 640 —    
1975 817 +3.55%
1982 1,120 +4.61%
1990 1,164 +0.48%
1999 1,414 +2.19%
2007 1,829 +3.27%
2012 1,871 +0.46%
2017 2,175 +3.06%
Source: INSEE[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^

    “Répertoire national des élus: les maires” (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.

  2. ^ “Populations légales 2019”. The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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