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Baugé
Baugé is located in France
Baugé
Baugé
Coordinates: 47°32′31″N 0°06′11″W / 47.542°N 0.103°W / 47.542; -0.103Coordinates: 47°32′31″N 0°06′11″W / 47.542°N 0.103°W / 47.542; -0.103
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Saumur
Canton Baugé
Intercommunality Canton of Baugé
Area1 8.55 km2 (3.30 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 3,672
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 49018 / 49150
Elevation 41–102 m (135–335 ft)
(avg. 56 m or 184 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.

Baugé is a former commune in the Maine-et-Loire département in western France. On 1 January 2013, it was merged with the former communes of Montpollin, Pontigné, Saint-Martin-d'Arcé and Le Vieil-Baugé to create the commune of Baugé-en-Anjou.[1]

Geography and transport

Baugé is located 40 km east of Angers, 280 km from Paris, and 70 km from Tours.

Bus connections are available at SNCF railway stations in Saumur, Angers, La Flèche and Le Mans.

The closest airport is Angers - Loire Airport, while the larger Tours Loire Valley Airport is also within easy driving distance.

Culture

The annual festival Opéra de Baugé is held near the town.

History

The Battle of Baugé was fought on the bridge here in 1421.

The 14th century Château de Baugé is located in the centre of the town, as is a 16th-century apothecary. The town has several Roman roads.

Baugé is the twin town of Milngavie (near Glasgow) in Scotland.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 3,150 —    
1800 3,003 −4.7%
1806 3,150 +4.9%
1821 3,405 +8.1%
1831 3,553 +4.3%
1836 3,400 −4.3%
1841 3,278 −3.6%
1846 3,220 −1.8%
1851 3,329 +3.4%
1856 3,356 +0.8%
1861 3,546 +5.7%
1866 3,562 +0.5%
1872 3,419 −4.0%
1876 3,448 +0.8%
1881 3,449 +0.0%
1886 3,569 +3.5%
1891 3,623 +1.5%
1896 3,344 −7.7%
1901 3,325 −0.6%
1906 3,199 −3.8%
1911 3,235 +1.1%
1921 2,868 −11.3%
1926 2,848 −0.7%
1931 2,738 −3.9%
1936 2,916 +6.5%
1946 3,484 +19.5%
1954 3,510 +0.7%
1962 3,363 −4.2%
1968 3,657 +8.7%
1975 3,807 +4.1%
1982 3,898 +2.4%
1990 3,748 −3.8%
1999 3,663 −2.3%
2006 3,454 −5.7%
2009 3,672 +6.3%

Politics

The centre-right candidate Philippe Chalopin defeated the incumbent Guy Delepine in the 2008 mayoral elections.

In the 2007 presidential elections, Baugé supported Nicolas Sarkozy.

See also

References

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