Clion, Charente-Maritime

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Clion
Clion is located in France
Clion
Clion
Coordinates: 45°28′49″N 0°30′00″W / 45.4803°N 0.5°W / 45.4803; -0.5Coordinates: 45°28′49″N 0°30′00″W / 45.4803°N 0.5°W / 45.4803; -0.5
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Jonzac
Canton Saint-Genis-de-Saintonge
Intercommunality Haute-Saintonge
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Josette Mauroy
Area
 • Land1 15.84 km2 (6.12 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 771
 • Population2 density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17111 / 17240
Elevation 20–43 m (66–141 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The village lies on the left bank of the Seugne, which forms most of the commune's northeastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 701 —    
1968 679 −3.1%
1975 596 −12.2%
1982 715 +20.0%
1990 743 +3.9%
1999 723 −2.7%
2008 771 +6.6%

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