Angouleme is in the department of the Charente which has a population of 339,628 covering an area of 5,956 km². Situated within the region of Charente, the region has a population of 1,640,068 covering an area of 25,810 km²
The capital of the Region is Poitiers, Angouleme has a local population of 42,242
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Situated in southern Pitou-Charentes Angoulême is nestled between Limoges to the east and Cognac and la Rochelle to the east, the city of Angoulême stands on a rocky outcrop 80metres above the River Charente.
Occupied from prehistoric times, the city saw its first defensive wall erected in the days of the late Roman Empire. Later it became the seat of the Counts Taillefer, Lusignan and Valois, the site of never ending conflicts during the Wars of Religion, an important river port until the 19th century and now capital of the Comic strip