Soubise, Charente-Maritime

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Soubise
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Soubise
Coat of arms
Soubise is located in France
Soubise
Soubise
Coordinates: 45°55′34″N 1°00′28″W / 45.9261°N 1.0078°W / 45.9261; -1.0078Coordinates: 45°55′34″N 1°00′28″W / 45.9261°N 1.0078°W / 45.9261; -1.0078
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Rochefort
Canton Saint-Agnant
Intercommunality Sud-Charente
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Chatelier
Area1 10.93 km2 (4.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,032
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17429 / 17780
Elevation 0–22 m (0–72 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.

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

It is situated on the left bank of the Charente River opposite Rochefort and is a former shipbuilding centre.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 706 —    
1968 730 +3.4%
1975 842 +15.3%
1982 1,422 +68.9%
1990 1,220 −14.2%
1999 1,243 +1.9%
2008 3,032 +143.9%

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