Pessines

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Pessines
Town hall
Town hall
Pessines is located in France
Pessines
Pessines
Coordinates: 45°43′47″N 0°43′01″W / 45.7297°N 0.7169°W / 45.7297; -0.7169Coordinates: 45°43′47″N 0°43′01″W / 45.7297°N 0.7169°W / 45.7297; -0.7169
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Canton Saintes-Ouest
Intercommunality Pays Santon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Boucard
Area
 • Land1 9.05 km2 (3.49 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 767
 • Population2 density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17275 / 17810
Elevation 24–71 m (79–233 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1946 206 —    
1954 198 −3.9%
1962 186 −6.1%
1968 218 +17.2%
1975 274 +25.7%
1982 406 +48.2%
1990 566 +39.4%
1999 648 +14.5%
2008 767 +18.4%

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