Chérac

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Chérac
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Chérac
Coat of arms
Chérac is located in France
Chérac
Chérac
Coordinates: 45°42′15″N 0°26′11″W / 45.7042°N 0.4364°W / 45.7042; -0.4364Coordinates: 45°42′15″N 0°26′11″W / 45.7042°N 0.4364°W / 45.7042; -0.4364
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Canton Burie
Intercommunality Vignobles et Vals boisés du Pays Buriaud
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacky Marfille
Area1 29.88 km2 (11.54 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,033
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17100 / 17610
Elevation 2–95 m (6.6–311.7 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,715 —    
1800 1,802 +5.1%
1806 1,602 −11.1%
1821 1,917 +19.7%
1831 1,822 −5.0%
1836 1,863 +2.3%
1841 1,729 −7.2%
1846 1,715 −0.8%
1851 1,712 −0.2%
1856 1,675 −2.2%
1861 1,672 −0.2%
1866 1,716 +2.6%
1872 1,641 −4.4%
1876 1,515 −7.7%
1881 1,322 −12.7%
1886 1,287 −2.6%
1891 1,278 −0.7%
1896 1,230 −3.8%
1901 1,177 −4.3%
1906 1,176 −0.1%
1911 1,125 −4.3%
1921 1,049 −6.8%
1926 1,001 −4.6%
1931 974 −2.7%
1936 950 −2.5%
1946 923 −2.8%
1954 915 −0.9%
1962 922 +0.8%
1968 879 −4.7%
1975 813 −7.5%
1982 946 +16.4%
1990 1,045 +10.5%
1999 1,012 −3.2%
2008 1,033 +2.1%

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