Balzac, Charente

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Balzac
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Balzac
Coat of arms
Balzac is located in France
Balzac
Balzac
Coordinates: 45°42′38″N 0°08′14″E / 45.7106°N 0.1372°E / 45.7106; 0.1372Coordinates: 45°42′38″N 0°08′14″E / 45.7106°N 0.1372°E / 45.7106; 0.1372
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente
Arrondissement Angoulême
Canton Gond-Pontouvre
Intercommunality Braconne et Charente
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Courari
Area
 • Land1 9.64 km2 (3.72 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,265
 • Population2 density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 16026 / 16430
Elevation 30–102 m (98–335 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

Balzac is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 957 —    
1800 1,016 +6.2%
1806 905 −10.9%
1821 961 +6.2%
1831 1,000 +4.1%
1841 968 −3.2%
1846 942 −2.7%
1851 928 −1.5%
1856 918 −1.1%
1861 838 −8.7%
1866 815 −2.7%
1872 785 −3.7%
1876 780 −0.6%
1881 768 −1.5%
1886 798 +3.9%
1891 727 −8.9%
1896 705 −3.0%
1901 688 −2.4%
1906 708 +2.9%
1911 644 −9.0%
1921 612 −5.0%
1926 605 −1.1%
1931 623 +3.0%
1936 613 −1.6%
1946 621 +1.3%
1954 644 +3.7%
1962 606 −5.9%
1968 687 +13.4%
1975 809 +17.8%
1982 934 +15.5%
1990 1,185 +26.9%
1999 1,237 +4.4%
2008 1,265 +2.3%

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