Bignay, Charente-Maritime

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Bignay
Bignay Church01.jpg
Bignay is located in France
Bignay
Bignay
Coordinates: 45°55′01″N 0°36′00″W / 45.9169°N 0.6°W / 45.9169; -0.6Coordinates: 45°55′01″N 0°36′00″W / 45.9169°N 0.6°W / 45.9169; -0.6
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Canton Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Intercommunality Canton de Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joël Touzet
Area1 8.73 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 405
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 17046 /17400
Elevation 14–86 m (46–282 ft)
(avg. 37 m or 121 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 416 —    
1800 482 +15.9%
1806 490 +1.7%
1821 457 −6.7%
1831 517 +13.1%
1836 517 +0.0%
1841 478 −7.5%
1846 478 +0.0%
1851 468 −2.1%
1856 442 −5.6%
1861 483 +9.3%
1866 488 +1.0%
1872 482 −1.2%
1876 469 −2.7%
1881 453 −3.4%
1886 431 −4.9%
1891 418 −3.0%
1896 389 −6.9%
1901 338 −13.1%
1906 328 −3.0%
1911 332 +1.2%
1921 287 −13.6%
1926 304 +5.9%
1931 270 −11.2%
1936 269 −0.4%
1946 239 −11.2%
1954 258 +7.9%
1962 247 −4.3%
1968 237 −4.0%
1975 194 −18.1%
1982 244 +25.8%
1990 312 +27.9%
1999 321 +2.9%
2008 405 +26.2%

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