Les Mathes

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Les Mathes
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Location of Les Mathes
Les Mathes is located in France
Les Mathes
Les Mathes
Les Mathes is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Les Mathes
Les Mathes
Coordinates: 45°43′05″N 1°08′49″W / 45.7181°N 1.1469°W / 45.7181; -1.1469Coordinates: 45°43′05″N 1°08′49″W / 45.7181°N 1.1469°W / 45.7181; -1.1469
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
ArrondissementRochefort
CantonLa Tremblade
IntercommunalityRoyan Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Jono
Area
1
34.38 km2 (13.27 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
1,698
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
17225 /17570
Elevation0–40 m (0–131 ft)
(avg. 35 m or 115 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.

Les Mathes is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France.

The commune includes the beach resort La Palmyre, and the Palmyre Zoo.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793554—    
1800511−7.8%
1806486−4.9%
1821510+4.9%
1831616+20.8%
1836615−0.2%
1841700+13.8%
1846702+0.3%
1851711+1.3%
1856746+4.9%
1861786+5.4%
1866830+5.6%
1872831+0.1%
1876875+5.3%
1881835−4.6%
1886829−0.7%
1891860+3.7%
1896878+2.1%
1901889+1.3%
1906880−1.0%
1911854−3.0%
1921795−6.9%
1926754−5.2%
1931732−2.9%
1936772+5.5%
1946878+13.7%
1954794−9.6%
1962806+1.5%
1968836+3.7%
1975898+7.4%
19821,005+11.9%
19901,205+19.9%
19991,452+20.5%
20081,698+16.9%

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