Les Mathes

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Les Mathes
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Les Mathes is located in France
Les Mathes
Les Mathes
Coordinates: 45°43′05″N 1°08′49″W / 45.7181°N 1.1469°W / 45.7181; -1.1469Coordinates: 45°43′05″N 1°08′49″W / 45.7181°N 1.1469°W / 45.7181; -1.1469
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Rochefort
Canton La Tremblade
Intercommunality Royan Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Jono
Area1 34.38 km2 (13.27 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,698
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17225 / 17570
Elevation 0–40 m (0–131 ft)
(avg. 35 m or 115 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.

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

The commune includes the beach resort La Palmyre, and the Palmyre Zoo.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 554 —    
1800 511 −7.8%
1806 486 −4.9%
1821 510 +4.9%
1831 616 +20.8%
1836 615 −0.2%
1841 700 +13.8%
1846 702 +0.3%
1851 711 +1.3%
1856 746 +4.9%
1861 786 +5.4%
1866 830 +5.6%
1872 831 +0.1%
1876 875 +5.3%
1881 835 −4.6%
1886 829 −0.7%
1891 860 +3.7%
1896 878 +2.1%
1901 889 +1.3%
1906 880 −1.0%
1911 854 −3.0%
1921 795 −6.9%
1926 754 −5.2%
1931 732 −2.9%
1936 772 +5.5%
1946 878 +13.7%
1954 794 −9.6%
1962 806 +1.5%
1968 836 +3.7%
1975 898 +7.4%
1982 1,005 +11.9%
1990 1,205 +19.9%
1999 1,452 +20.5%
2008 1,698 +16.9%

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