Bouguenais

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Bouguenais
Commune
The church of Saint-Pierre, in Bouguenais
The church of Saint-Pierre, in Bouguenais
Coat of arms of Bouguenais
Coat of arms
Bouguenais is located in France
Bouguenais
Bouguenais
Location within Pays de la Loire region
Bouguenais is located in Pays de la Loire
Bouguenais
Bouguenais
Coordinates: 47°10′48″N 1°37′25″W / 47.18°N 1.6236°W / 47.18; -1.6236Coordinates: 47°10′48″N 1°37′25″W / 47.18°N 1.6236°W / 47.18; -1.6236
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Nantes
Canton Rezé-1
Intercommunality Nantes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2007–2008) Michèle Gressus
Area1 31.50 km2 (12.16 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 17,622
 • Density 560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 44020 /44340
Dialling codes 02
Elevation 1–41 m (3.3–134.5 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

Bouguenais (Breton: Kervegon) is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France near Nantes.

Bouguenais is home to the Nantes Atlantique Airport.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 2,790—    
1800 2,376−14.8%
1806 2,710+14.1%
1821 3,165+16.8%
1831 3,287+3.9%
1836 3,272−0.5%
1841 3,281+0.3%
1846 3,360+2.4%
1851 3,413+1.6%
1856 3,637+6.6%
1861 3,877+6.6%
1866 3,729−3.8%
1872 3,709−0.5%
1876 3,642−1.8%
1881 3,599−1.2%
1886 3,768+4.7%
1891 3,897+3.4%
1896 3,761−3.5%
1901 3,865+2.8%
1906 3,826−1.0%
1911 3,796−0.8%
1921 3,897+2.7%
1926 3,784−2.9%
1931 4,158+9.9%
1936 4,162+0.1%
1946 4,810+15.6%
1954 6,523+35.6%
1962 8,777+34.6%
1968 10,047+14.5%
1975 11,684+16.3%
1982 14,043+20.2%
1990 15,099+7.5%
1999 15,631+3.5%
2006 16,503+5.6%
2009 17,622+6.8%

Economy[edit]

Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne, a regional airline, was headquartered on the grounds of Nantes Atlantique Airport.[1]

Régional was formed on 30 March 2001 with the merger of Regional Airlines, Flandre Air, and Proteus Airlines.[2] Before the formation of Régional, Regional Airlines had its headquarters on the grounds of the airport.[3] Regional Airlines was the largest of the three companies that were merged into the current Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne.[4] In 2013 the airline merged into HOP![5]

Mayors[edit]

List of the mayors of Bouguenais since 1900.[6]

  • 2007-2014: Michèle Gressus
  • 1993-2007: Françoise Verchère (resigned in September 2007)
  • 1971-1993: François Autain
  • 1947-1971: Henri Robichon
  • 1945-1947: Alexandre Gendron
  • 1944-1945: Georges Gaborieau
  • 1941-1944: Élie Leaute
  • 1940-1941: Joseph Bureau
  • 1912-1925: Louis Moreau
  • 1900-1912: Sébastien Guérin

Education[edit]

Primary schools in the commune include:

  • Preschools (écoles maternelles):[7]
    • Bourg: Maternelle Chateaubriand, Ecole Jean Zay, École de la Croix-Jeannette
    • Couëts: Maternelle Françoise Dolto, Maternelle Célestin Freinet, Maternelle Fougan de Mer
  • Elementary schools:[7]
    • Bourg: Élémentaire Chateaubriand, Ecole Jean Zay, École de la Croix-Jeannette
    • Couëts: Élémentaire Urbain le Verrier, Élémentaire Fougan de Mer
  • There is a private school group, Groupe scolaire Notre-Dame - Saint-Pierre, with École Notre-Dame and École Saint-Pierre.[7]

There is one public junior high school, Collège et SEGPA de la Neustrie, one public high school, Lycée Professionnel Pablo Neruda, and a private alternative school, Lycée Professionnel Hôtelier Privé Daniel Brottier (the private high school is for children with academic, social, and family troubles).[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Archived 2009-06-11 at the Wayback Machine.." Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne. Retrieved 2 June 2009. "REGIONAL – Aéroport Nantes Atlantique 44345 BOUGUENAIS Cedex"
  2. ^ "History Archived 2012-02-27 at the Wayback Machine.." Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne. Retrieved on 2 May 2010.
  3. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 3–9 April 2001. 66.
  4. ^ "Air France fusionne trois de ses compagnies régionales[permanent dead link]." Les Echos #18280. 16 November 2000. Page 30. Retrieved on 2 May 2010. "Nantes, où est basé Regional Airlines, la plus importante des trois compagnies, sera le siège de la nouvelle entité."
  5. ^ "Air France Launches New Low-Cost Airline 'Hop!'." Reuters. 26 March 2013. Retrieved on 26 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Les maires depuis 1980" (in French). city of Bouguenais. Retrieved 2012-06-13.
  7. ^ a b c "L'enseignement primaire." Bouguenais. March 24, 2016. Retrieved on September 5, 2016.
  8. ^ "L'enseignement secondaire." Bouguenais. March 24, 2016. Retrieved on September 5, 2016.

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