Mérignac, Charente

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Mérignac
Town hall
Town hall
Mérignac is located in France
Mérignac
Mérignac
Coordinates: 45°41′59″N 0°04′45″W / 45.6997°N 0.0792°W / 45.6997; -0.0792Coordinates: 45°41′59″N 0°04′45″W / 45.6997°N 0.0792°W / 45.6997; -0.0792
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Cognac
Canton Jarnac
Intercommunality Jarnac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Rougier
Area1 18.51 km2 (7.15 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 700
 • Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16216 /16200
Elevation 23–101 m (75–331 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,111 —    
1800 1,290 +16.1%
1806 1,297 +0.5%
1821 1,385 +6.8%
1831 1,302 −6.0%
1841 1,221 −6.2%
1846 1,290 +5.7%
1851 1,249 −3.2%
1856 1,309 +4.8%
1861 1,332 +1.8%
1866 1,314 −1.4%
1872 1,212 −7.8%
1876 1,133 −6.5%
1881 1,088 −4.0%
1886 1,008 −7.4%
1891 938 −6.9%
1896 860 −8.3%
1901 859 −0.1%
1906 843 −1.9%
1911 847 +0.5%
1921 832 −1.8%
1926 828 −0.5%
1931 830 +0.2%
1936 844 +1.7%
1946 735 −12.9%
1954 783 +6.5%
1962 763 −2.6%
1968 747 −2.1%
1975 806 +7.9%
1982 728 −9.7%
1990 751 +3.2%
1999 716 −4.7%
2008 700 −2.2%

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