Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

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Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne depuis le phare.JPG
Coat of arms of Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Coat of arms
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne is located in France
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Coordinates: 45°36′20″N 0°59′55″W / 45.6056°N 0.9986°W / 45.6056; -0.9986Coordinates: 45°36′20″N 0°59′55″W / 45.6056°N 0.9986°W / 45.6056; -0.9986
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Rochefort
Canton Royan-Est
Intercommunality Royan Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2009–2014) Françoise Brouard
Area1 10.58 km2 (4.08 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 5,039
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17331 / 17110
Elevation 0–45 m (0–148 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 ft)
Website [1]

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-Georges-de-Didonne is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. And important seaside resort of Royan and the coast of Beauty, on the right bank of the mouth of the Gironde estuary and adjacent Atlantic Ocean, Saint-Georges-de-Didonne is a major economic and tourist centers of royannaise metropolitan city which it is now becoming a residential suburb. It has a population of 5,086 inhabitants (2011) - to over 50,000 people during the summer season - the heart of a community of agglomeration Royan Atlantique with 79 441 inhabitants (2011)

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 697 —    
1800 702 +0.7%
1806 632 −10.0%
1821 768 +21.5%
1831 808 +5.2%
1836 909 +12.5%
1841 934 +2.8%
1846 905 −3.1%
1851 884 −2.3%
1856 905 +2.4%
1861 920 +1.7%
1866 964 +4.8%
1872 972 +0.8%
1876 1,081 +11.2%
1881 1,127 +4.3%
1886 1,251 +11.0%
1891 1,211 −3.2%
1896 1,355 +11.9%
1901 1,409 +4.0%
1906 1,454 +3.2%
1911 1,541 +6.0%
1921 1,522 −1.2%
1926 1,782 +17.1%
1931 1,743 −2.2%
1936 2,004 +15.0%
1946 2,626 +31.0%
1954 3,391 +29.1%
1962 3,388 −0.1%
1968 3,680 +8.6%
1975 3,983 +8.2%
1982 4,287 +7.6%
1990 4,705 +9.8%
1999 5,034 +7.0%
2008 5,039 +0.1%

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References[edit]

Saint George's church