Bressuire facts for kids
|Subprefecture and commune|
Chateau de Bressuire
|Area1||180.59 km2 (69.73 sq mi)|
|• Density||106.87/km2 (276.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|INSEE/Postal code||79049 /79300|
|Elevation||98–236 m (322–774 ft)
(avg. 167 m or 548 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Bressuire is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France. It is a subprefecture of the Deux-Sèvres department. It is also the capital of the arrondissement of the same name.
Bressuire is to the northwest of the Deux-Sèvres department. The city is at about 254 km (158 mi) from Bordeaux, 398 km (247 mi) from Paris, 893 km (555 mi) from Marseille and 490 km (300 mi) from Toulouse.
The commune of Bressuire is surrounded by the communes:
The inhabitants of Bressuire are known, in French, as Bressuirais (women: Bressuiraises).
With a population of 19,300, Bressuire has a population density of 107 inhabitants/km2.
Evolution of the population in Bressuire
Twinned and partner towns
Bressuire is twinned with:
- Mequinenza, Aragon, Spain, since 1982
- Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, since 1990
- Hodac, Romania, since 1990
- Kpalimé, Togo, since 1991
- Friedberg, Germany, since 1992
- Leixlip, County Kildare, Leinster, Ireland, since 1996
- Ryazan, Russia, since 1997
- Parczew, Poland, since 1998
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