Virson

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Virson
Chateau des Granges
Chateau des Granges
Virson is located in France
Virson
Virson
Coordinates: 46°08′33″N 0°54′20″W / 46.1425°N 0.9055°W / 46.1425; -0.9055Coordinates: 46°08′33″N 0°54′20″W / 46.1425°N 0.9055°W / 46.1425; -0.9055
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Rochefort
Canton Aigrefeuille-d'Aunis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Georges Delbecque
Area
 • Land1 9.92 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 676
 • Population2 density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17480 / 17290
Elevation 6–36 m (20–118 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

Virson is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Poitou-Charentes region in southwestern France. The Atlantic Ocean is situated to the west.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 274 —    
1968 292 +6.6%
1975 285 −2.4%
1982 363 +27.4%
1990 387 +6.6%
1999 435 +12.4%
2008 676 +55.4%

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