Pons, Charente-Maritime

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Pons
The Castle
The Castle
Coat of arms of Pons
Coat of arms
Pons is located in France
Pons
Pons
Coordinates: 45°34′52″N 0°32′49″W / 45.5811°N 0.5469°W / 45.5811; -0.5469Coordinates: 45°34′52″N 0°32′49″W / 45.5811°N 0.5469°W / 45.5811; -0.5469
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Canton Pons
Intercommunality Région de Pons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Méjean
Area
 • Land1 27.63 km2 (10.67 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 4,427
 • Population2 density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17283 / 17800
Elevation 8–63 m (26–207 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The Seugne flows north through the middle of the commune and crosses the town.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 4,031 —    
1800 3,803 −5.7%
1806 3,429 −9.8%
1821 3,605 +5.1%
1831 3,726 +3.4%
1836 4,294 +15.2%
1841 4,543 +5.8%
1846 4,661 +2.6%
1851 4,765 +2.2%
1856 4,757 −0.2%
1861 4,894 +2.9%
1866 4,969 +1.5%
1872 4,738 −4.6%
1876 4,881 +3.0%
1881 4,895 +0.3%
1886 4,764 −2.7%
1891 4,615 −3.1%
1896 4,717 +2.2%
1901 4,772 +1.2%
1906 4,470 −6.3%
1911 4,549 +1.8%
1921 4,368 −4.0%
1926 4,427 +1.4%
1931 4,375 −1.2%
1936 4,266 −2.5%
1946 4,442 +4.1%
1954 4,629 +4.2%
1962 4,753 +2.7%
1968 4,824 +1.5%
1975 4,878 +1.1%
1982 4,861 −0.3%
1990 4,412 −9.2%
1999 4,433 +0.5%
2008 4,427 −0.1%

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