Aujac (Charente-Maritime)

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Aujac
Aujac is located in France
Aujac
Aujac
Coordinates: 45°50′42″N 0°23′38″W / 45.845°N 0.394°W / 45.845; -0.394Coordinates: 45°50′42″N 0°23′38″W / 45.845°N 0.394°W / 45.845; -0.394
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Canton Saint-Hilaire-de-Villefranche
Intercommunality Saint-Hilaire-de-Villefranche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Rulland
Area
 • Land1 8.73 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 314
 • Population2 density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17023 / 17770
Elevation 16–33 m (52–108 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

Aujac is a commune in the department of Charente-Maritime in the Poitou-Charentes region in southwestern France.

History[edit]

The records the parishes in 1686 says that Aujac produces grain, wine and has grasslands

Administration[edit]

List of successive mayors:

Name Election to office Left office
Jean-Michel Baron March 2001 March 2008
Claude Rulland March 2008 ----

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 369 —    
1968 373 +1.1%
1975 363 −2.7%
1982 351 −3.3%
1990 321 −8.5%
1999 325 +1.2%
2008 314 −3.4%

Sights[edit]

Fontaine de l'Oriou[edit]

An abundant source of water with many underground sources.

Église Saint-Martin[edit]

A Romanesque church dating from the twelfth century which was altered grealty during the invasion of the Moors. Evidence of the 3 changes (From Chritianity, to Islam and back to Christianity) can be seen in the church.

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