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Ruffec, Charente

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Ruffec, Charente


Town hall

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 46°01′46″N 0°12′00″E / 46.0294°N 0.2°E / 46.0294; 0.2Coordinates: 46°01′46″N 0°12′00″E / 46.0294°N 0.2°E / 46.0294; 0.2

Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente
Arrondissement Confolens
Canton Ruffec
Intercommunality Ruffec
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Charbonneau
 • Land1 13.37 km2 (5.16 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 3,575
 • Population2 density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 16292 / 16700
Elevation 83–145 m (272–476 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.

Ruffec is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.


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