Couture, Charente

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Couture
Town hall
Town hall
Couture is located in France
Couture
Couture
Coordinates: 45°55′50″N 0°17′11″E / 45.9306°N 0.2864°E / 45.9306; 0.2864Coordinates: 45°55′50″N 0°17′11″E / 45.9306°N 0.2864°E / 45.9306; 0.2864
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Confolens
Canton Charente-Nord
Intercommunality Trois Vallées
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacqueline Ducloux-Ruzek
Area1 10.61 km2 (4.10 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 162
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16114 /16460
Elevation 79–135 m (259–443 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 553 —    
1800 620 +12.1%
1806 600 −3.2%
1821 645 +7.5%
1831 700 +8.5%
1841 728 +4.0%
1846 750 +3.0%
1851 734 −2.1%
1856 708 −3.5%
1861 643 −9.2%
1866 680 +5.8%
1872 557 −18.1%
1876 568 +2.0%
1881 560 −1.4%
1886 544 −2.9%
1891 512 −5.9%
1896 445 −13.1%
1901 441 −0.9%
1906 449 +1.8%
1911 418 −6.9%
1921 344 −17.7%
1926 365 +6.1%
1931 341 −6.6%
1936 357 +4.7%
1946 326 −8.7%
1954 275 −15.6%
1962 269 −2.2%
1968 252 −6.3%
1975 210 −16.7%
1982 206 −1.9%
1990 177 −14.1%
1999 158 −10.7%
2008 162 +2.5%

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