Forges, Charente-Maritime

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Forges
Eglise romane forges d aunis.jpg
Forges is located in France
Forges
Forges
Coordinates: 46°06′20″N 0°53′39″W / 46.1055°N 0.8942°W / 46.1055; -0.8942Coordinates: 46°06′20″N 0°53′39″W / 46.1055°N 0.8942°W / 46.1055; -0.8942
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Rochefort
Canton Surgères
Intercommunality Plaines d'Aunis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Micheline Bernard
Area1 13.58 km2 (5.24 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,147
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 17166 /17290
Elevation 12–13 m (39–43 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 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.

Forges is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 677 —    
1968 718 +6.1%
1975 714 −0.6%
1982 805 +12.7%
1990 786 −2.4%
1999 903 +14.9%
2008 1,147 +27.0%

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