Blain, Loire-Atlantique

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Blain
Banks of the canal de Nantes à Brest and the Château de Blain.
Coat of arms of Blain
Coat of arms
Location of Blain
Blain is located in France
Blain
Blain
Blain is located in Pays de la Loire
Blain
Blain
Coordinates: 47°28′37″N 1°45′44″W / 47.4769°N 1.7622°W / 47.4769; -1.7622Coordinates: 47°28′37″N 1°45′44″W / 47.4769°N 1.7622°W / 47.4769; -1.7622
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
ArrondissementChâteaubriant-Ancenis
CantonBlain
IntercommunalityRégion de Blain
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Leroux
Area
1
101.72 km2 (39.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
9,883
 • Density97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
44015 /44130
Elevation7–44 m (23–144 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Blain is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

Population[edit]

The commune includes the small town of Blain and the villages of Saint-Émilien-de-Blain and La Chaussée.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 4,085—    
1800 4,500+10.2%
1806 4,215−6.3%
1821 4,476+6.2%
1831 4,899+9.5%
1836 4,553−7.1%
1841 5,441+19.5%
1846 5,896+8.4%
1851 6,170+4.6%
1856 6,502+5.4%
1861 6,781+4.3%
1866 6,865+1.2%
1872 6,825−0.6%
1876 6,807−0.3%
1881 6,660−2.2%
1886 6,728+1.0%
1891 6,787+0.9%
1896 6,601−2.7%
1901 6,618+0.3%
1906 6,737+1.8%
1911 6,625−1.7%
1921 5,962−10.0%
1926 5,880−1.4%
1931 5,978+1.7%
1936 5,851−2.1%
1946 5,801−0.9%
1954 5,659−2.4%
1962 6,531+15.4%
1968 7,052+8.0%
1975 7,153+1.4%
1982 7,366+3.0%
1990 7,434+0.9%
1999 7,731+4.0%
2004 8,171+5.7%
2006 8,544+4.6%
2009 9,284+8.7%

International relations[edit]

Blain is twinned with the market town of Royal Wootton Bassett, England.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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