Fontcouverte, Charente-Maritime

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Fontcouverte
Eglise de Fontcouverte.JPG
Fontcouverte is located in France
Fontcouverte
Fontcouverte
Coordinates: 45°46′21″N 0°35′25″W / 45.7725°N 0.5903°W / 45.7725; -0.5903Coordinates: 45°46′21″N 0°35′25″W / 45.7725°N 0.5903°W / 45.7725; -0.5903
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Canton Saintes-Nord
Intercommunality Pays Santon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Classique
Area1 11.58 km2 (4.47 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,135
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17164 / 17100
Elevation 2–81 m (6.6–265.7 ft)
(avg. 65 m or 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1946 721 —    
1954 733 +1.7%
1962 711 −3.0%
1968 719 +1.1%
1975 1,106 +53.8%
1982 1,706 +54.2%
1990 1,962 +15.0%
1999 1,892 −3.6%
2008 2,135 +12.8%

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