Bois, Charente-Maritime

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Bois
Commune
L'église de Bois.jpg
Bois is located in France
Bois
Bois
Coordinates: 45°29′17″N 0°35′55″W / 45.4881°N 0.5986°W / 45.4881; -0.5986Coordinates: 45°29′17″N 0°35′55″W / 45.4881°N 0.5986°W / 45.4881; -0.5986
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Jonzac
Canton Pons
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Annie Métoyer
Area1 21.12 km2 (8.15 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 496
 • Density 23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 17050 /17240
Elevation 29–59 m (95–194 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 902 —    
1800 865 −4.1%
1806 878 +1.5%
1821 845 −3.8%
1831 954 +12.9%
1836 895 −6.2%
1841 890 −0.6%
1846 894 +0.4%
1851 890 −0.4%
1856 906 +1.8%
1861 918 +1.3%
1866 879 −4.2%
1872 825 −6.1%
1876 852 +3.3%
1881 800 −6.1%
1886 764 −4.5%
1891 726 −5.0%
1896 680 −6.3%
1901 645 −5.1%
1906 622 −3.6%
1911 622 +0.0%
1921 579 −6.9%
1926 536 −7.4%
1931 545 +1.7%
1936 590 +8.3%
1946 588 −0.3%
1954 578 −1.7%
1962 472 −18.3%
1968 473 +0.2%
1975 459 −3.0%
1982 456 −0.7%
1990 427 −6.4%
1999 430 +0.7%
2008 496 +15.3%

International relations[edit]

Bois is twinned with:

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