Jonzac

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For the Jonzac meteorite of 1819, see meteorite falls.
Jonzac
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Jonzac
Coat of arms
Jonzac is located in France
Jonzac
Jonzac
Coordinates: 45°26′48″N 0°26′01″W / 45.4467°N 0.4336°W / 45.4467; -0.4336Coordinates: 45°26′48″N 0°26′01″W / 45.4467°N 0.4336°W / 45.4467; -0.4336
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Jonzac
Canton Jonzac
Intercommunality Haute-Saintonge
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Belot
Area1 13.09 km2 (5.05 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,552
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17197 / 17500
Elevation 26–87 m (85–285 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

Jonzac (French: [ʒɔ̃.zak]) is a commune of the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The river Seugne flows northwest through the commune and crosses the town.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,470 —    
1800 2,509 +1.6%
1806 2,488 −0.8%
1821 2,465 −0.9%
1831 2,618 +6.2%
1836 2,514 −4.0%
1841 2,524 +0.4%
1846 2,591 +2.7%
1851 2,718 +4.9%
1856 2,792 +2.7%
1861 3,005 +7.6%
1866 3,147 +4.7%
1872 3,260 +3.6%
1876 3,296 +1.1%
1881 3,210 −2.6%
1886 3,237 +0.8%
1891 3,431 +6.0%
1896 3,344 −2.5%
1901 3,366 +0.7%
1906 3,287 −2.3%
1911 3,210 −2.3%
1921 2,896 −9.8%
1926 3,041 +5.0%
1931 3,142 +3.3%
1936 3,250 +3.4%
1946 3,771 +16.0%
1954 3,575 −5.2%
1962 4,020 +12.4%
1968 4,022 +0.0%
1975 4,306 +7.1%
1982 4,494 +4.4%
1990 3,998 −11.0%
1999 3,814 −4.6%
2008 3,552 −6.9%

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