Rioux

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Rioux
Romanesque church
Romanesque church
Rioux is located in France
Rioux
Rioux
Coordinates: 45°38′09″N 0°42′37″W / 45.6358°N 0.7103°W / 45.6358; -0.7103Coordinates: 45°38′09″N 0°42′37″W / 45.6358°N 0.7103°W / 45.6358; -0.7103
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Canton Gémozac
Intercommunality Canton de Gémozac et Saintonge Viticole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Soulisse
Area1 18.98 km2 (7.33 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 906
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17298 / 17460
Elevation 24–56 m (79–184 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.

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

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 623 —    
1968 615 −1.3%
1975 685 +11.4%
1982 645 −5.8%
1990 715 +10.9%
1999 771 +7.8%
2008 906 +17.5%

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