Messac, Charente-Maritime

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Messac
Messac Church.jpg
Messac is located in France
Messac
Messac
Coordinates: 45°20′50″N 0°18′45″W / 45.3472°N 0.3125°W / 45.3472; -0.3125Coordinates: 45°20′50″N 0°18′45″W / 45.3472°N 0.3125°W / 45.3472; -0.3125
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Jonzac
Canton Montendre
Intercommunality Haute-Saintonge
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Joseph Fradon
Area
 • Land1 7.24 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 109
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17231 / 17130
Elevation 45–106 m (148–348 ft)
(avg. 65 m or 213 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 156 —    
1968 157 +0.6%
1975 143 −8.9%
1982 135 −5.6%
1990 127 −5.9%
1999 107 −15.7%
2008 109 +1.9%

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