Birac, Charente

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Birac
Town hall
Town hall
Birac is located in France
Birac
Birac
Coordinates: 45°33′40″N 0°03′43″W / 45.5611°N 0.0619°W / 45.5611; -0.0619Coordinates: 45°33′40″N 0°03′43″W / 45.5611°N 0.0619°W / 45.5611; -0.0619
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Cognac
Canton Châteauneuf-sur-Charente
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Parenteau
Area1 11.84 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 277
 • Density 23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16045 /16120
Elevation 49–131 m (161–430 ft)
(avg. 76 m or 249 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.

Birac is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 230 —    
1800 223 −3.0%
1806 275 +23.3%
1821 318 +15.6%
1831 311 −2.2%
1841 362 +16.4%
1846 332 −8.3%
1851 332 +0.0%
1856 378 +13.9%
1861 396 +4.8%
1866 380 −4.0%
1872 352 −7.4%
1876 312 −11.4%
1881 306 −1.9%
1886 246 −19.6%
1891 244 −0.8%
1896 246 +0.8%
1901 252 +2.4%
1906 260 +3.2%
1911 278 +6.9%
1921 246 −11.5%
1926 268 +8.9%
1931 282 +5.2%
1936 267 −5.3%
1946 277 +3.7%
1954 291 +5.1%
1962 256 −12.0%
1968 246 −3.9%
1975 237 −3.7%
1982 221 −6.8%
1990 234 +5.9%
1999 214 −8.5%
2008 277 +29.4%

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