Angoulême

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Angoulême
Angoulême, a view frae Hirondelle gowf coorse
Angoulême, a view frae Hirondelle gowf coorse
Coat o airms o Angoulême
Coat o airms
Kintra Fraunce
Region Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes
Depairtment Charente
Arrondissement Angoulême
Canton Caipital o 3 cantons: east, north, an wast
Intercommunality Agglomeration o Grand Angoulême
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Xavier Bonnefont
Area
 • Land1 21.85 km2 (8.44 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 42,242
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) anly coonted 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.