Garat, Charente

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Garat
Town hall
Town hall
Garat is located in France
Garat
Garat
Coordinates: 45°37′36″N 0°15′50″E / 45.6267°N 0.2639°E / 45.6267; 0.2639Coordinates: 45°37′36″N 0°15′50″E / 45.6267°N 0.2639°E / 45.6267; 0.2639
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Angoulême
Canton Soyaux
Intercommunality Vallée de l'Échelle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Niot
Area1 19.44 km2 (7.51 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,787
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16146 /16410
Elevation 52–169 m (171–554 ft)
(avg. 65 m or 213 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 846 —    
1800 842 −0.5%
1806 777 −7.7%
1821 845 +8.8%
1831 850 +0.6%
1841 925 +8.8%
1846 933 +0.9%
1851 946 +1.4%
1856 912 −3.6%
1861 965 +5.8%
1866 910 −5.7%
1872 859 −5.6%
1876 847 −1.4%
1881 917 +8.3%
1886 895 −2.4%
1891 938 +4.8%
1896 805 −14.2%
1901 720 −10.6%
1906 765 +6.2%
1911 740 −3.3%
1921 664 −10.3%
1926 655 −1.4%
1931 652 −0.5%
1936 655 +0.5%
1946 644 −1.7%
1954 629 −2.3%
1962 630 +0.2%
1968 684 +8.6%
1975 918 +34.2%
1982 1,255 +36.7%
1990 1,484 +18.2%
1999 1,481 −0.2%
2008 1,787 +20.7%

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