Cozes

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Cozes
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Cozes
Coat of arms
Location of Cozes
Cozes is located in France
Cozes
Cozes
Cozes is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Cozes
Cozes
Coordinates: 45°35′02″N 0°49′49″W / 45.584°N 0.8302°W / 45.584; -0.8302Coordinates: 45°35′02″N 0°49′49″W / 45.584°N 0.8302°W / 45.584; -0.8302
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
ArrondissementSaintes
CantonSaintonge Estuaire
IntercommunalityRoyan Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Hillairet
Area
1
16.56 km2 (6.39 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,180
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
17131 /17120
Elevation10–59 m (33–194 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Cozes is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France in the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine . Its inhabitants are Cozillions . The town of Cozes forms part of the urban community Royan, which, as of 2006, had a total population of 72,136 inhabitants.

It is part of the rural hinterland of Royan and is a hub of commercial activities and crafts.

The small town, is grouped around a church dating back to 12th and 13th centuries. Its perfectly preserved market place attracts increasing numbers of tourists, who are brought into the area by its proximity to the resorts on the Coast of Beauty (La Côte de Beauté). It annually hosts various cultural events including the 'Southern Exposure' festival, dedicated to the cultures of Africa.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,882—    
18001,886+0.2%
18061,706−9.5%
18211,796+5.3%
18311,871+4.2%
18361,948+4.1%
18411,906−2.2%
18461,914+0.4%
18511,890−1.3%
18561,889−0.1%
18611,885−0.2%
18661,898+0.7%
18721,828−3.7%
18761,850+1.2%
18811,837−0.7%
18861,758−4.3%
18911,688−4.0%
18961,600−5.2%
19011,553−2.9%
19061,552−0.1%
19111,446−6.8%
19211,379−4.6%
19261,370−0.7%
19311,433+4.6%
19361,441+0.6%
19461,331−7.6%
19541,446+8.6%
19621,579+9.2%
19681,653+4.7%
19751,697+2.7%
19821,746+2.9%
19901,730−0.9%
19991,830+5.8%
20081,936+5.8%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.