Tournon-Saint-Martin

Tournon-Saint-Martin is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

Tournon-Saint-Martin
The church of Saint-Martin, in Tournon-Saint-Martin

Coat of arms
Location of Tournon-Saint-Martin
Tournon-Saint-Martin
Tournon-Saint-Martin
Coordinates: 46°44′07″N 0°57′18″E
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentIndre
ArrondissementLe Blanc
CantonLe Blanc
IntercommunalityBrenne Val de Creuse
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Dominique Hervo
Area
1
25.82 km2 (9.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,193
  Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
36224 /36220
Elevation64–140 m (210–459 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

The commune is located in natural region Boischaut Nord in the parc naturel régional de la Brenne.

The commune is located dat the limit of Indre-et-Loire departement (région Centre) and Vienne departement (Poitou-Charentes region ).

Antiquity

Tournon Saint Martin was an important crossroad. A Roman road crossed it, coming from Argenton-sur-Creuse ( Argentonmagus ) and going to Poitiers et Tours, following 'la Creuse' river.

Middle-Age

  • Ruins of Prinçay Castle (xve siècle).

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 1,455    
1800 1,248−14.2%
1806 1,116−10.6%
1821 1,318+18.1%
1831 1,299−1.4%
1836 1,398+7.6%
1841 1,402+0.3%
1846 1,505+7.3%
1851 1,479−1.7%
1856 1,456−1.6%
1861 1,433−1.6%
1866 1,513+5.6%
1872 1,507−0.4%
1876 1,505−0.1%
1881 1,509+0.3%
1886 1,622+7.5%
1891 1,524−6.0%
1896 1,581+3.7%
1901 1,572−0.6%
1906 1,562−0.6%
1911 1,563+0.1%
1921 1,514−3.1%
1926 1,565+3.4%
1931 1,584+1.2%
1936 1,591+0.4%
1946 1,581−0.6%
1954 1,561−1.3%
1962 1,589+1.8%
1968 1,610+1.3%
1975 1,589−1.3%
1982 1,506−5.2%
1990 1,374−8.8%
1999 1,251−9.0%
2006 1,223−2.2%
2009 1,215−0.7%

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.


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