Arthon-en-Retz

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Arthon-en-Retz
Coat of arms of Arthon-en-Retz
Coat of arms
Arthon-en-Retz is located in France
Arthon-en-Retz
Arthon-en-Retz
Coordinates: 47°07′02″N 1°56′15″W / 47.1172°N 1.9375°W / 47.1172; -1.9375Coordinates: 47°07′02″N 1°56′15″W / 47.1172°N 1.9375°W / 47.1172; -1.9375
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Saint-Nazaire
Canton Pornic
Intercommunality Pornic
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joseph Laigre
Area1 39.24 km2 (15.15 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 3,629
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 44005 / 44320
Elevation 1–61 m (3.3–200.1 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.

Arthon-en-Retz is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. Arthon-en-Retz is situated 10 km south of Pornic, 39 km west of Nantes and 41 south of Saint-Nazaire.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Arthonnais.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,661 —    
1800 1,255 −24.4%
1806 2,093 +66.8%
1821 1,681 −19.7%
1831 1,797 +6.9%
1836 1,724 −4.1%
1841 1,748 +1.4%
1846 1,992 +14.0%
1851 2,103 +5.6%
1856 2,130 +1.3%
1861 2,242 +5.3%
1866 2,352 +4.9%
1872 2,304 −2.0%
1876 2,367 +2.7%
1881 2,354 −0.5%
1886 2,276 −3.3%
1891 2,319 +1.9%
1896 2,354 +1.5%
1901 2,361 +0.3%
1906 2,494 +5.6%
1911 2,425 −2.8%
1921 2,142 −11.7%
1926 2,014 −6.0%
1931 1,943 −3.5%
1936 1,889 −2.8%
1946 1,766 −6.5%
1954 1,793 +1.5%
1962 1,889 +5.4%
1968 1,948 +3.1%
1975 1,933 −0.8%
1982 2,151 +11.3%
1990 2,321 +7.9%
1999 2,668 +15.0%
2006 3,240 +21.4%
2009 3,629 +12.0%

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