Saint-Porchaire

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Saint-Porchaire
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Coat of arms of Saint-Porchaire
Coat of arms
Saint-Porchaire is located in France
Saint-Porchaire
Saint-Porchaire
Coordinates: 45°49′18″N 0°47′07″W / 45.8217°N 0.7853°W / 45.8217; -0.7853Coordinates: 45°49′18″N 0°47′07″W / 45.8217°N 0.7853°W / 45.8217; -0.7853
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Canton Saint-Porchaire
Intercommunality Charente-Arnoult-Cœur de Saintonge
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Grenon
Area1 17.40 km2 (6.72 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,602
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17387 / 17250
Elevation 7–54 m (23–177 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 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-Porchaire is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 806 —    
1800 800 −0.7%
1806 673 −15.9%
1821 904 +34.3%
1831 949 +5.0%
1836 1,034 +9.0%
1841 1,112 +7.5%
1846 1,202 +8.1%
1851 1,201 −0.1%
1856 1,277 +6.3%
1861 1,240 −2.9%
1866 1,202 −3.1%
1872 1,157 −3.7%
1876 1,186 +2.5%
1881 1,202 +1.3%
1886 1,212 +0.8%
1891 1,147 −5.4%
1896 1,148 +0.1%
1901 1,170 +1.9%
1906 1,206 +3.1%
1911 1,222 +1.3%
1921 1,014 −17.0%
1926 960 −5.3%
1931 927 −3.4%
1936 960 +3.6%
1946 932 −2.9%
1954 933 +0.1%
1962 1,022 +9.5%
1968 1,087 +6.4%
1975 1,120 +3.0%
1982 1,221 +9.0%
1990 1,289 +5.6%
1999 1,335 +3.6%
2008 1,602 +20.0%

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