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Biard

Biard
Biard is located in France
Biard
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Poitiers
Canton Poitiers 6
Intercommunality Poitiers
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Anthony Sirot
Area1 7.47 km2 (2.88 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,627
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 86027 / 86580
Elevation 75–136 m (246–446 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 without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Biard is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France, in the Boivre valley.

A suburb of Poitiers, Biard gives its name to the Poitiers–Biard Airport, located 2 km west of the city.

Local facilities [1] include a primary school, municipal stadium and the Stade Marcel Guérin, operated by the SNCF for railway workers.

Contents

  • Population 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Population

Historical population of Biard
Year 1793 1800 1806 1851 1856 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896 1901 1906 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2007
Population 196 139 167 615 670 701 689 629 648 699 762 1 053 742 805 806 836 848 940 1 003 997 1 224 1 287 1 033 1 121 1 173 1 244 1 264 1 501 1 549 1 585[2]

See also

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ http://www.ville-biard.fr/accueil_mairie/salles.asp
  2. ^ "Recensement de la population au 1er janvier 2007".  

External links

  • Grottes de Biard
  • Biard on the Quid site
  • Biard on the map of France
  • Biard on MapQuest
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