Le Bignon

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Le Bignon
The church in Le Bignon
The church in Le Bignon
Coat of arms of Le Bignon
Coat of arms
Location of Le Bignon
Le Bignon is located in France
Le Bignon
Le Bignon
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
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
ArrondissementNantes
CantonSaint-Philbert-de-Grand-Lieu
IntercommunalityGrand Lieu
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Martin Legeay
Area
1
27.54 km2 (10.63 sq mi)
Population
(2009)2
3,227
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bignonnais, Bignonnaises
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
44014 /44140
Elevation3–58 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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