La Couarde-sur-Mer

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La Couarde-sur-Mer
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La Couarde-sur-Mer is located in France
La Couarde-sur-Mer
La Couarde-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 46°11′44″N 1°25′27″W / 46.1956°N 1.4242°W / 46.1956; -1.4242Coordinates: 46°11′44″N 1°25′27″W / 46.1956°N 1.4242°W / 46.1956; -1.4242
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement La Rochelle
Canton Ars-en-Ré
Intercommunality Île de Ré
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Rayton
Area1 8.80 km2 (3.40 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,244
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17121 / 17670
Elevation 0–17 m (0–56 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 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.

La Couarde-sur-Mer is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. It is situated on the Île de Ré.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1836 1,745 —    
1926 875 −49.9%
1962 716 −18.2%
1968 758 +5.9%
1975 794 +4.7%
1982 856 +7.8%
1990 1,029 +20.2%
1999 1,179 +14.6%
2008 1,244 +5.5%

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