Biron, Charente-Maritime

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Biron
Eglise de Biron.JPG
Biron is located in France
Biron
Biron
Coordinates: 45°34′14″N 0°28′39″W / 45.5706°N 0.4775°W / 45.5706; -0.4775Coordinates: 45°34′14″N 0°28′39″W / 45.5706°N 0.4775°W / 45.5706; -0.4775
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Canton Pons
Intercommunality Région de Pons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Boucheron
Area
 • Land1 8.71 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 234
 • Population2 density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17047 / 17800
Elevation 15–81 m (49–266 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.

Biron is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 399 —    
1800 427 +7.0%
1806 407 −4.7%
1821 434 +6.6%
1831 477 +9.9%
1836 471 −1.3%
1841 427 −9.3%
1846 462 +8.2%
1851 451 −2.4%
1856 451 +0.0%
1861 461 +2.2%
1866 447 −3.0%
1872 415 −7.2%
1876 409 −1.4%
1881 356 −13.0%
1886 357 +0.3%
1891 321 −10.1%
1896 334 +4.0%
1901 297 −11.1%
1906 293 −1.3%
1911 318 +8.5%
1921 274 −13.8%
1926 289 +5.5%
1931 275 −4.8%
1936 269 −2.2%
1946 231 −14.1%
1954 206 −10.8%
1962 225 +9.2%
1968 219 −2.7%
1975 208 −5.0%
1982 190 −8.7%
1990 249 +31.1%
1999 234 −6.0%
2008 234 +0.0%

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