Meschers-sur-Gironde

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Meschers-sur-Gironde
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Coat of arms of Meschers-sur-Gironde
Coat of arms
Meschers-sur-Gironde is located in France
Meschers-sur-Gironde
Meschers-sur-Gironde
Coordinates: 45°33′27″N 0°57′14″W / 45.5575°N 0.9539°W / 45.5575; -0.9539Coordinates: 45°33′27″N 0°57′14″W / 45.5575°N 0.9539°W / 45.5575; -0.9539
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Canton Cozes
Intercommunality Royan Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Négret
Area1 15.98 km2 (6.17 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,727
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17230 / 17132
Elevation 0–39 m (0–128 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.

Meschers-sur-Gironde is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,004 —    
1800 962 −4.2%
1806 901 −6.3%
1821 995 +10.4%
1831 1,104 +11.0%
1836 1,117 +1.2%
1841 1,146 +2.6%
1846 1,143 −0.3%
1851 1,092 −4.5%
1856 1,040 −4.8%
1861 1,101 +5.9%
1866 1,106 +0.5%
1872 1,068 −3.4%
1876 1,026 −3.9%
1881 1,039 +1.3%
1886 1,064 +2.4%
1891 1,024 −3.8%
1896 954 −6.8%
1901 900 −5.7%
1906 903 +0.3%
1911 952 +5.4%
1921 861 −9.6%
1926 818 −5.0%
1931 816 −0.2%
1936 890 +9.1%
1946 1,034 +16.2%
1954 1,175 +13.6%
1962 1,339 +14.0%
1968 1,475 +10.2%
1975 1,546 +4.8%
1982 1,649 +6.7%
1990 1,862 +12.9%
1999 2,237 +20.1%
2008 2,727 +21.9%

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