Ballon, Charente-Maritime

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Ballon
Ballon is located in France
Ballon
Ballon
Coordinates: 46°03′28″N 0°57′04″W / 46.0578°N 0.9511°W / 46.0578; -0.9511Coordinates: 46°03′28″N 0°57′04″W / 46.0578°N 0.9511°W / 46.0578; -0.9511
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Rochefort
Canton Aigrefeuille-d'Aunis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Noël Gaunet
Area
 • Land1 12.18 km2 (4.70 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 678
 • Population2 density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17032 / 17290
Elevation 0–47 m (0–154 ft)
(avg. 12 m or 39 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.

Ballon is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Poitou-Charentes region in southwestern France.

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 324 —    
1968 345 +6.5%
1975 378 +9.6%
1982 432 +14.3%
1990 462 +6.9%
1999 526 +13.9%
2008 678 +28.9%

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