Audenge

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Audenge
Chateau of Certes
Chateau of Certes
Coat of arms of Audenge
Coat of arms
Audenge is located in France
Audenge
Audenge
Coordinates: 44°41′05″N 1°00′43″W / 44.6847°N 1.0119°W / 44.6847; -1.0119Coordinates: 44°41′05″N 1°00′43″W / 44.6847°N 1.0119°W / 44.6847; -1.0119
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Arcachon
Canton Audenge
Intercommunality Bassin d'Arcachon Nord Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nathalie Le Yondre
Area1 82.09 km2 (31.70 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 5,736
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33019 / 33980
Elevation 0–59 m (0–194 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 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.

Audenge is a commune in the Gironde department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The town is situated on the Bassin d'Arcachon, between Lanton, Biganos and Marcheprime.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 732 —    
1800 800 +9.3%
1806 842 +5.2%
1821 870 +3.3%
1831 1,148 +32.0%
1836 1,092 −4.9%
1841 1,078 −1.3%
1846 1,113 +3.2%
1851 1,124 +1.0%
1856 1,133 +0.8%
1861 1,173 +3.5%
1866 1,225 +4.4%
1872 1,071 −12.6%
1876 1,174 +9.6%
1881 1,220 +3.9%
1886 1,288 +5.6%
1891 1,297 +0.7%
1896 1,366 +5.3%
1901 1,364 −0.1%
1906 1,376 +0.9%
1911 1,344 −2.3%
1921 1,433 +6.6%
1926 1,540 +7.5%
1931 1,652 +7.3%
1936 1,781 +7.8%
1946 1,772 −0.5%
1954 1,964 +10.8%
1962 2,001 +1.9%
1968 2,234 +11.6%
1975 2,529 +13.2%
1982 2,675 +5.8%
1990 2,981 +11.4%
1999 3,948 +32.4%
2008 5,736 +45.3%

Inhabitants of Audenge are called Audengeois.

History[edit]

Audenge's patron saint is Saint Yves, patron of fishermen.

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