Carcans

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Carcans
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Carcans
Coat of arms
Carcans is located in France
Carcans
Carcans
Coordinates: 45°04′47″N 1°02′35″W / 45.0797°N 1.0431°W / 45.0797; -1.0431Coordinates: 45°04′47″N 1°02′35″W / 45.0797°N 1.0431°W / 45.0797; -1.0431
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Lesparre-Médoc
Canton Saint-Laurent-Médoc
Intercommunality Lacs Médocains
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Sabarot
Area
 • Land1 175.4 km2 (67.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,139
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33097 / 33121
Elevation 0–65 m (0–213 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.

Carcans is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Carcans is a member of the Community of Municipalities Médoc's Lakes which includes the municipalities of Lacanau, Carcans, and Hourtin.

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 940 —    
1800 732 −22.1%
1806 830 +13.4%
1821 894 +7.7%
1831 1,005 +12.4%
1836 1,065 +6.0%
1841 1,050 −1.4%
1846 1,069 +1.8%
1851 1,019 −4.7%
1856 1,100 +7.9%
1861 1,107 +0.6%
1866 1,094 −1.2%
1872 1,009 −7.8%
1876 968 −4.1%
1881 960 −0.8%
1886 923 −3.9%
1896 909 −1.5%
1901 906 −0.3%
1906 926 +2.2%
1911 1,035 +11.8%
1921 995 −3.9%
1926 1,075 +8.0%
1931 1,094 +1.8%
1936 990 −9.5%
1946 937 −5.4%
1954 1,027 +9.6%
1962 1,049 +2.1%
1968 1,134 +8.1%
1975 1,155 +1.9%
1982 1,242 +7.5%
1990 1,503 +21.0%
1999 1,551 +3.2%
2008 2,139 +37.9%

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