Courcelles, Charente-Maritime

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Courcelles
Commune
Courcelles Eglise1.jpg
Courcelles is located in France
Courcelles
Courcelles
Coordinates: 45°57′13″N 0°28′19″W / 45.9536°N 0.4719°W / 45.9536; -0.4719Coordinates: 45°57′13″N 0°28′19″W / 45.9536°N 0.4719°W / 45.9536; -0.4719
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Canton Matha
Intercommunality Canton de Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Harmegnie
Area1 6.77 km2 (2.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 434
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 17125 /17400
Elevation 15–68 m (49–223 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The village lies on the right bank of the Boutonne, which forms most of the commune's eastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 290 —    
1968 335 +15.5%
1975 354 +5.7%
1982 461 +30.2%
1990 494 +7.2%
1999 436 −11.7%
2008 434 −0.5%

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