Bignac

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Bignac
Town hall
Town hall
Bignac is located in France
Bignac
Bignac
Coordinates: 45°47′07″N 0°03′34″E / 45.7853°N 0.0594°E / 45.7853; 0.0594Coordinates: 45°47′07″N 0°03′34″E / 45.7853°N 0.0594°E / 45.7853; 0.0594
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Cognac
Canton Rouillac
Intercommunality Rouillacais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Fouchier
Area1 7.77 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 225
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16043 /16170
Elevation 42–143 m (138–469 ft)
(avg. 78 m or 256 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.

Bignac is a former commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune Genac-Bignac.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 422 —    
1800 444 +5.2%
1806 454 +2.3%
1821 467 +2.9%
1831 503 +7.7%
1841 507 +0.8%
1846 540 +6.5%
1851 507 −6.1%
1856 510 +0.6%
1861 520 +2.0%
1866 498 −4.2%
1872 442 −11.2%
1876 429 −2.9%
1881 408 −4.9%
1886 401 −1.7%
1891 343 −14.5%
1896 336 −2.0%
1901 315 −6.2%
1906 312 −1.0%
1911 325 +4.2%
1921 265 −18.5%
1926 252 −4.9%
1931 240 −4.8%
1936 219 −8.8%
1946 180 −17.8%
1954 175 −2.8%
1962 153 −12.6%
1968 155 +1.3%
1975 160 +3.2%
1982 178 +11.3%
1990 168 −5.6%
1999 198 +17.9%
2008 225 +13.6%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 22 December 2015 (French)