Champagnac, Charente-Maritime

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Champagnac
Champagnac is located in France
Champagnac
Champagnac
Coordinates: 45°25′31″N 0°22′53″W / 45.4253°N 0.3814°W / 45.4253; -0.3814Coordinates: 45°25′31″N 0°22′53″W / 45.4253°N 0.3814°W / 45.4253; -0.3814
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Jonzac
Canton Jonzac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Blin
Area
 • Land1 12.89 km2 (4.98 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 531
 • Population2 density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17082 / 17500
Elevation 31–92 m (102–302 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.

Champagnac is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Poitou-Charentes region in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The Seugne forms most of the commune's southwestern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 359 —    
1968 404 +12.5%
1975 401 −0.7%
1982 431 +7.5%
1990 427 −0.9%
1999 463 +8.4%
2008 531 +14.7%

Personalities[edit]

  • Régis Messac, author, (Champagnac, 2 August 1893 - near Gross-Rosen or Dora, around 1945) was born in the Champagnac schoolhouse where his maternal grandparents, Jean Gabillaud and his wife Justine taught.

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