Aigre

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Aigre
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Aigre
Location of Aigre
Aigre is located in France
Aigre
Aigre
Aigre is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Aigre
Aigre
Coordinates: 45°53′42″N 0°00′40″E / 45.895°N 0.011°E / 45.895; 0.011Coordinates: 45°53′42″N 0°00′40″E / 45.895°N 0.011°E / 45.895; 0.011
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente
ArrondissementConfolens
CantonCharente-Nord
IntercommunalityCœur de Charente
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Paul Ayrault
Area
1
23.82 km2 (9.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
1,585
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
16005 /16140
Elevation60–151 m (197–495 ft)
(avg. 68 m or 223 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Aigre (About this soundpronunciation ) is a commune in the Charente department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.

The commune has been awarded one flower by the National Council of Towns and Villages in Bloom in the Competition of cities and villages in Bloom.[2]

On 1 January 2019, the former commune of Villejésus was merged into Aigre.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  2. Aigre in the Competition for Towns and Villages in Bloom Archived 2014-12-10 at the Wayback Machine (in French)
  3. Arrêté préfectoral 28 September 2018, p. 4 (in French)