Vouillé, Vienne

Vouillé is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France. Inhabitants are known in French as Vouglaisiens.

Vouillé

Coat of arms
Location of Vouillé
Vouillé
Vouillé
Coordinates: 46°38′29″N 0°10′11″E
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentVienne
ArrondissementPoitiers
CantonVouneuil-sous-Biard
IntercommunalityHaut-Poitou
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Éric Martin
Area
1
33.95 km2 (13.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,744
  Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
86294 /86190
Elevation97–155 m (318–509 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.

The Battle of Vouillé or Vouglé (from Latin Campus Vogladensis) was fought in the northern marches of Visigothic territory, at Vouillé, Vienne, (Gaul), in the spring of 507 between the Franks commanded by Clovis and the Visigoths of Alaric II, the conqueror of Spain.

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References

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


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