Sonnac, Charente-Maritime

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Sonnac
Sonnac is located in France
Sonnac
Sonnac
Coordinates: 45°50′25″N 0°16′15″W / 45.8403°N 0.2708°W / 45.8403; -0.2708Coordinates: 45°50′25″N 0°16′15″W / 45.8403°N 0.2708°W / 45.8403; -0.2708
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Canton Matha
Intercommunality Pays de Matha
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Laurent Bouille
Area1 17.12 km2 (6.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 528
 • Density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17428 / 17160
Elevation 18–63 m (59–207 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1800 923 —    
1851 1,234 +33.7%
1861 1,285 +4.1%
1901 960 −25.3%
1921 796 −17.1%
1936 686 −13.8%
1962 641 −6.6%
1968 673 +5.0%
1975 671 −0.3%
1982 558 −16.8%
1990 536 −3.9%
1999 540 +0.7%
2008 528 −2.2%

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