Lozay

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Lozay
Skyline of Lozay
Location of Lozay
Lozay is located in France
Lozay
Lozay
Lozay is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Lozay
Lozay
Coordinates: 46°02′32″N 0°32′46″W / 46.0422°N 0.5461°W / 46.0422; -0.5461Coordinates: 46°02′32″N 0°32′46″W / 46.0422°N 0.5461°W / 46.0422; -0.5461
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
ArrondissementSaint-Jean-d'Angély
CantonSaint-Jean-d'Angély
IntercommunalityCanton de Loulay
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Charpentier
Area
1
11.85 km2 (4.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
145
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
17213 /17330
Elevation31–106 m (102–348 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Lozay is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962237—    
1968270+13.9%
1975223−17.4%
1982192−13.9%
1990170−11.5%
1999184+8.2%
2008158−14.1%

Sights[edit]

  • Saint Peter's is a 12th-century fortified church which was classed as a Monument Historique (Historic Monument) in 1953.[2]
A high altar and tabernacle with a candle holder consisting of two figures in gilded wood adorns the interior. This has been protected since November 30, 1984.[3]
  • A washhouse and fountain are located below the village, in Puy Bardon.
  • The Essouvert wood is located 1.5 km south-east of the village.
  • A replica of the lantern of the dead of Fenioux was built on the rest area from the A10 Paris-Bordeaux highway in 1994.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ L'architecture gothique en Saintonge et en Aunis, Yves Blomme, éditions Bordessoules, ISBN 2-903504-33-4
  3. ^ base mérimée