Matha, Charente-Maritime

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Matha
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Matha
Coat of arms
Matha is located in France
Matha
Matha
Coordinates: 45°52′06″N 0°19′08″W / 45.8683°N 0.3189°W / 45.8683; -0.3189Coordinates: 45°52′06″N 0°19′08″W / 45.8683°N 0.3189°W / 45.8683; -0.3189
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Canton Matha
Intercommunality Pays de Matha
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Binaud
Area
 • Land1 19.08 km2 (7.37 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,167
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17224 / 17160
Elevation 23–68 m (75–223 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1800 714 —    
1821 1,572 +120.2%
1851 2,125 +35.2%
1901 2,034 −4.3%
1921 1,905 −6.3%
1946 2,140 +12.3%
1962 2,134 −0.3%
1968 2,141 +0.3%
1975 2,252 +5.2%
1982 2,300 +2.1%
1990 2,183 −5.1%
1999 2,082 −4.6%
2008 2,167 +4.1%

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