Le Chay

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Le Chay
Eglise du Chay.jpeg
Le Chay is located in France
Le Chay
Le Chay
Coordinates: 45°38′32″N 0°53′46″W / 45.6422°N 0.8961°W / 45.6422; -0.8961Coordinates: 45°38′32″N 0°53′46″W / 45.6422°N 0.8961°W / 45.6422; -0.8961
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Canton Saujon
Intercommunality Royan Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Marie Masse
Area
 • Land1 12.01 km2 (4.64 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 729
 • Population2 density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17097 / 17600
Elevation 2–21 m (6.6–68.9 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 302 —    
1800 535 +77.2%
1806 481 −10.1%
1821 366 −23.9%
1831 549 +50.0%
1836 526 −4.2%
1841 507 −3.6%
1846 518 +2.2%
1851 534 +3.1%
1856 568 +6.4%
1861 600 +5.6%
1866 586 −2.3%
1872 553 −5.6%
1876 544 −1.6%
1881 541 −0.6%
1886 503 −7.0%
1891 464 −7.8%
1896 460 −0.9%
1901 492 +7.0%
1906 504 +2.4%
1911 447 −11.3%
1921 450 +0.7%
1926 446 −0.9%
1931 437 −2.0%
1936 406 −7.1%
1946 385 −5.2%
1954 413 +7.3%
1962 392 −5.1%
1968 387 −1.3%
1975 374 −3.4%
1982 450 +20.3%
1990 529 +17.6%
1999 564 +6.6%
2008 729 +29.3%

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