La Flotte

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La Flotte
Port la Flotte en Re.jpg
Coat of arms of La Flotte
Coat of arms
La Flotte is located in France
La Flotte
La Flotte
Coordinates: 46°11′16″N 1°19′28″W / 46.1878°N 1.3244°W / 46.1878; -1.3244Coordinates: 46°11′16″N 1°19′28″W / 46.1878°N 1.3244°W / 46.1878; -1.3244
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement La Rochelle
Canton Saint-Martin-de-Ré
Intercommunality Île de Ré
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Léon Gendre
Area1 12.32 km2 (4.76 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,946
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17161 / 17630
Elevation 0–17 m (0–56 ft)
(avg. 8 m or 26 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.
Entrance to the harbour

La Flotte 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. ±%
1962 1,578 —    
1968 1,681 +6.5%
1975 1,737 +3.3%
1982 1,878 +8.1%
1990 2,452 +30.6%
1999 2,737 +11.6%
2008 2,946 +7.6%

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