Lussant

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Lussant
Village de Lussant.jpg
Lussant is located in France
Lussant
Lussant
Coordinates: 45°57′39″N 0°49′20″W / 45.96090°N 0.82230°W / 45.96090; -0.82230Coordinates: 45°57′39″N 0°49′20″W / 45.96090°N 0.82230°W / 45.96090; -0.82230
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Rochefort
Canton Tonnay-Charente
Intercommunality Pays Rochefortais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Gontier
Area
 • Land1 8.79 km2 (3.39 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 907
 • Population2 density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17216 / 17430
Elevation 1–28 m (3.3–91.9 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The Boutonne river forms most of the commune's southern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1968 705 —    
1975 710 +0.7%
1982 725 +2.1%
1990 763 +5.2%
1999 830 +8.8%
2008 907 +9.3%

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