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Valence, Charente

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Valence, Charente


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

Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente
Arrondissement Confolens
Canton Mansle
Intercommunality Pays Manslois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Danielle Gibouleau
 • Land1 10.87 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 233
 • Population2 density 21/km2 (56/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 16392 / 16460
Elevation 72–143 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Valence is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. It was the birthplace of William de Valence, who later became Earl of Pembroke.


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