Chalais, Charente

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Chalais
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Chalais
Coat of arms
Chalais is located in France
Chalais
Chalais
Coordinates: 45°16′26″N 0°02′24″E / 45.2739°N 0.04°E / 45.2739; 0.04Coordinates: 45°16′26″N 0°02′24″E / 45.2739°N 0.04°E / 45.2739; 0.04
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Angoulême
Canton Chalais
Intercommunality Pays de Chalais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Maury
Area1 17.58 km2 (6.79 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,910
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16073 /16210
Elevation 35–130 m (115–427 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 456 —    
1800 382 −16.2%
1806 468 +22.5%
1821 476 +1.7%
1831 549 +15.3%
1841 616 +12.2%
1846 613 −0.5%
1851 654 +6.7%
1856 703 +7.5%
1861 714 +1.6%
1866 740 +3.6%
1872 775 +4.7%
1876 831 +7.2%
1881 907 +9.1%
1886 912 +0.6%
1891 850 −6.8%
1896 888 +4.5%
1901 895 +0.8%
1906 966 +7.9%
1911 932 −3.5%
1921 845 −9.3%
1926 856 +1.3%
1931 838 −2.1%
1936 900 +7.4%
1946 1,746 +94.0%
1954 1,643 −5.9%
1962 1,703 +3.7%
1968 1,834 +7.7%
1975 2,538 +38.4%
1982 2,204 −13.2%
1990 2,172 −1.5%
1999 2,032 −6.4%
2008 1,910 −6.0%

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