Benon

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Benon
Commune
Clock tower
Clock tower
Benon is located in France
Benon
Benon
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Benon is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Benon
Benon
Coordinates: 46°12′20″N 0°48′51″W / 46.2056°N 0.8142°W / 46.2056; -0.8142Coordinates: 46°12′20″N 0°48′51″W / 46.2056°N 0.8142°W / 46.2056; -0.8142
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement La Rochelle
Canton Marans
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) David Ogier
Area1 46.62 km2 (18.00 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 723
 • Density 16/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 17041 /17170
Elevation 7–56 m (23–184 ft)
(avg. 22 m or 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.

Benon is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France.

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Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962494—    
1968504+2.0%
1975416−17.5%
1982400−3.8%
1990426+6.5%
1999514+20.7%
2008723+40.7%

Its population, unlike other parts of the department, slowly grew, but saw a small decline between the late 1960s and the 1980s.

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