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Angoulême, a view frae Hirondelle gowf coorse
Angoulême, a view frae Hirondelle gowf coorse
Coat o airms o Angoulême
Coat o airms
Angoulême is locatit in Fraunce
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Angoulême is locatit in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Coordinates: 45°39′N 0°10′E / 45.65°N 0.16°E / 45.65; 0.16Coordinates: 45°39′N 0°10′E / 45.65°N 0.16°E / 45.65; 0.16
Kintra Fraunce
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Depairtment Charente
Arrondissement Angoulême
Canton Caipital o 3 cantons: east, north, an wast
Intercommunality Agglomeration o Grand Angoulême
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Xavier Bonnefont
Area1 21.85 km2 (8.44 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 42,242
 • Density 1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16015 /16000
Elevation 27–130 m (89–427 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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 withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Angoulême (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ɡulɛm] ( listen); Engoleime in Occitan an Engoulaeme in the regional Occitan dialect) is a French commune, the caipital o the Charente depairtment, in the Poitou-Charentes region o soothwastren Fraunce.

Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Angoulême is twinned wi ten ither ceeties aroond the warld:[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 2014-11-07.