Bouguenais

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Bouguenais
Bouguenais is located in France
Bouguenais
Bouguenais
Coordinates: 47°10′48″N 1°37′25″W / 47.18°N 1.6236°W / 47.18; -1.6236Coordinates: 47°10′48″N 1°37′25″W / 47.18°N 1.6236°W / 47.18; -1.6236
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Nantes
Canton Rezé
Intercommunality Nantes
Government
 • Mayor (2007–2008) Michèle Gressus
Area
 • Land1 31.50 km2 (12.16 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 17,622
 • Population2 density 560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 44020 / 44340
Dialling codes 02
Elevation 1–41 m (3.3–134.5 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

Bouguenais (Breton: Kervegon) is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France near Nantes.

Bouguenais is home to the Nantes Atlantique Airport.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,790 —    
1800 2,376 −14.8%
1806 2,710 +14.1%
1821 3,165 +16.8%
1831 3,287 +3.9%
1836 3,272 −0.5%
1841 3,281 +0.3%
1846 3,360 +2.4%
1851 3,413 +1.6%
1856 3,637 +6.6%
1861 3,877 +6.6%
1866 3,729 −3.8%
1872 3,709 −0.5%
1876 3,642 −1.8%
1881 3,599 −1.2%
1886 3,768 +4.7%
1891 3,897 +3.4%
1896 3,761 −3.5%
1901 3,865 +2.8%
1906 3,826 −1.0%
1911 3,796 −0.8%
1921 3,897 +2.7%
1926 3,784 −2.9%
1931 4,158 +9.9%
1936 4,162 +0.1%
1946 4,810 +15.6%
1954 6,523 +35.6%
1962 8,777 +34.6%
1968 10,047 +14.5%
1975 11,684 +16.3%
1982 14,043 +20.2%
1990 15,099 +7.5%
1999 15,631 +3.5%
2006 16,503 +5.6%
2009 17,622 +6.8%

Economy[edit]

Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne, a regional airline, was headquartered on the grounds of Nantes Atlantique Airport.[1]

Régional was formed on 30 March 2001 with the merger of Regional Airlines, Flandre Air, and Proteus Airlines.[2] Before the formation of Régional, Regional Airlines had its headquarters on the grounds of the airport.[3] Regional Airlines was the largest of the three companies that were merged into the current Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne.[4] In 2013 the airline merged into HOP![5]

Mayors[edit]

List of the mayors of Bouguenais since 1900.[6]

  • 2007-2014: Michèle Gressus
  • 1993-2007: Françoise Verchère (resigned in September 2007)
  • 1971-1993: François Autain
  • 1947-1971: Henri Robichon
  • 1945-1947: Alexandre Gendron
  • 1944-1945: Georges Gaborieau
  • 1941-1944: Élie Leaute
  • 1940-1941: Joseph Bureau
  • 1912-1925: Louis Moreau
  • 1900-1912: Sébastien Guérin

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact." Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne. Retrieved 2 June 2009. "REGIONAL – Aéroport Nantes Atlantique 44345 BOUGUENAIS Cedex"
  2. ^ "History." Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne. Retrieved on 2 May 2010.
  3. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 3–9 April 2001. 66.
  4. ^ "Air France fusionne trois de ses compagnies régionales." Les Echos #18280. 16 November 2000. Page 30. Retrieved on 2 May 2010. "Nantes, où est basé Regional Airlines, la plus importante des trois compagnies, sera le siège de la nouvelle entité."
  5. ^ "Air France Launches New Low-Cost Airline 'Hop!'." Reuters. 26 March 2013. Retrieved on 26 April 2013.
  6. ^ (French) "Les maires depuis 1980". city of Bouguenais. Retrieved 2012-06-13. 

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