Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron

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La Cotinière Oléron
Saint Pierre depuis la Tour.jpg
Coat of arms of La Cotinière Oléron
Coat of arms
La Cotinière Oléron is located in France
La Cotinière Oléron
La Cotinière Oléron
Coordinates: 45°56′37″N 1°18′21″W / 45.9436°N 1.3058°W / 45.9436; -1.3058Coordinates: 45°56′37″N 1°18′21″W / 45.9436°N 1.3058°W / 45.9436; -1.3058
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Rochefort
Canton Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron
Intercommunality Île-d'Oléron
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christophe Sueur
Area
 • Land1 40.55 km2 (15.66 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 6,377
 • Population2 density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17385 / 17310
Elevation 0–15 m (0–49 ft)
(avg. 2 m or 6.6 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-Pierre-d'Oléron is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.

It is located on the island of Oléron.

As the biggest city of the island, it is widely considered as the capital of the island.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 3,986 —    
1800 4,233 +6.2%
1806 4,066 −3.9%
1821 4,419 +8.7%
1831 4,630 +4.8%
1836 4,822 +4.1%
1841 4,769 −1.1%
1846 4,861 +1.9%
1851 4,955 +1.9%
1856 4,777 −3.6%
1861 4,981 +4.3%
1866 5,152 +3.4%
1872 4,968 −3.6%
1876 4,939 −0.6%
1881 4,954 +0.3%
1886 4,829 −2.5%
1891 4,556 −5.7%
1896 4,419 −3.0%
1901 4,350 −1.6%
1906 4,376 +0.6%
1911 4,322 −1.2%
1921 4,035 −6.6%
1926 3,960 −1.9%
1931 3,693 −6.7%
1936 3,553 −3.8%
1946 3,350 −5.7%
1954 3,695 +10.3%
1962 4,025 +8.9%
1968 4,258 +5.8%
1975 4,604 +8.1%
1982 4,782 +3.9%
1990 5,365 +12.2%
1999 5,944 +10.8%
2008 6,377 +7.3%

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