Saint-Clément-des-Baleines

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Saint-Clément-des-Baleines
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Saint-Clément-des-Baleines is located in France
Saint-Clément-des-Baleines
Saint-Clément-des-Baleines
Coordinates: 46°13′44″N 1°32′18″W / 46.2289°N 1.5383°W / 46.2289; -1.5383Coordinates: 46°13′44″N 1°32′18″W / 46.2289°N 1.5383°W / 46.2289; -1.5383
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement La Rochelle
Canton Ars-en-Ré
Intercommunality Île de Ré
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Duval
Area1 6.80 km2 (2.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 723
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17318 / 17590
Elevation 0–18 m (0–59 ft)
(avg. 4 m or 13 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.

Saint-Clément-des-Baleines is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. It is situated on the Île de Ré.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 439 —    
1968 490 +11.6%
1975 480 −2.0%
1982 516 +7.5%
1990 607 +17.6%
1999 728 +19.9%
2008 723 −0.7%

Geography[edit]

This commune has no heaven. Five villages are aggregated in: Le Gillieux, Le Chabot, La Tricherie, Le Griveau, Le Godinand. The Phare des Baleines is located on the western cap of Île de ré.

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