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.

Angoulême
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
Angoulême
Angoulême
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Angoulême is locatit in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Angoulême
Angoulême
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
KintraFraunce
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepairtmentCharente
ArrondissementAngoulême
CantonCaipital o 3 cantons: east, north, an wast
IntercommunalityAgglomeration o Grand Angoulême
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Xavier Bonnefont
Area
1
21.85 km2 (8.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)2
42,242
 • Density1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
16015 /16000
Elevation27–130 m (89–427 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Twin touns – Sister ceetiesEedit

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

ReferencesEedit

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