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A general view of Bourgueil
A general view of Bourgueil
Coat of arms of Bourgueil
Coat of arms
Bourgueil is located in France
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chinon
Canton Bourgueil
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Junges
Area1 32.95 km2 (12.72 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 3,924
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37031 / 37140
Elevation 28–117 m (92–384 ft)
(avg. 42 m or 138 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.

Bourgueil is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.


  • Population 1
  • Bourgueil wine 2
  • Transportation 3
  • Personalities 4


Bourgueil wine

Bourgueil is an Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) for wine in the Loire Valley region, and produces primarily red wine from the grape variety Cabernet Franc. Bourgueil wine was mentioned in the works of François Rabelais.


Bourgueil is served by the A85 autoroute.


Bourgueil was the birthplace of:

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