Le Bignon

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Le Bignon
Commune
The church in Le Bignon
The church in Le Bignon
Coat of arms of Le Bignon
Coat of arms
Le Bignon is located in France
Le Bignon
Le Bignon
Location within Pays de la Loire region
Le Bignon is located in Pays de la Loire
Le Bignon
Le Bignon
Coordinates: 47°05′57″N 1°29′22″W / 47.0992°N 1.4894°W / 47.0992; -1.4894Coordinates: 47°05′57″N 1°29′22″W / 47.0992°N 1.4894°W / 47.0992; -1.4894
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Nantes
Canton Saint-Philbert-de-Grand-Lieu
Intercommunality Grand Lieu
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Martin Legeay
Area1 27.54 km2 (10.63 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 3,227
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bignonnais, Bignonnaises
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 44014 /44140
Elevation 3–58 m (9.8–190.3 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.

Le Bignon is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1806 1,643—    
1821 1,833+11.6%
1836 1,962+7.0%
1841 2,032+3.6%
1846 2,100+3.3%
1851 2,205+5.0%
1856 2,155−2.3%
1861 2,119−1.7%
1866 1,833−13.5%
1872 1,805−1.5%
1876 1,805+0.0%
1881 1,842+2.0%
1886 1,825−0.9%
1891 1,823−0.1%
1896 1,747−4.2%
1901 1,763+0.9%
1906 1,743−1.1%
1911 1,705−2.2%
1921 1,506−11.7%
1926 1,501−0.3%
1931 1,409−6.1%
1936 1,302−7.6%
1946 1,269−2.5%
1954 1,414+11.4%
1962 1,438+1.7%
1968 1,471+2.3%
1975 1,880+27.8%
1982 2,279+21.2%
1990 2,378+4.3%
1999 2,583+8.6%
2006 3,111+20.4%
2009 3,227+3.7%

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