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Coordinates: 46°43′04″N 0°32′27″E / 46.7178°N 0.5408°E / 46.7178; 0.5408Coordinates: 46°43′04″N 0°32′27″E / 46.7178°N 0.5408°E / 46.7178; 0.5408

Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Châtellerault
Canton Vouneuil-sur-Vienne
Intercommunality Pays Châtelleraudais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Barc
 • Land1 36.8 km2 (14.2 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,966
 • Population2 density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 86298 / 86210
Elevation 47–139 m (154–456 ft)
(avg. 82 m or 269 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 without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Vouneuil-sur-Vienne is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France.


The Battle of Tours took place in 732 near the hamlet of Moussais (later renamed Moussais-la-Bataille), which is now part of the commune of Vouneuil-sur-Vienne.


Historical population of Vouneuil-sur-Vienne
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 1212125712181458160618351966

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