Merpins

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Merpins
Town hall
Town hall
Merpins is located in France
Merpins
Merpins
Coordinates: 45°40′27″N 0°21′55″W / 45.6742°N 0.3653°W / 45.6742; -0.3653Coordinates: 45°40′27″N 0°21′55″W / 45.6742°N 0.3653°W / 45.6742; -0.3653
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Cognac
Canton Cognac-Sud
Intercommunality Cognac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Bonnet
Area1 10.46 km2 (4.04 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,028
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16217 /16100
Elevation 2–33 m (6.6–108.3 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 502 —    
1800 501 −0.2%
1806 511 +2.0%
1821 523 +2.3%
1831 543 +3.8%
1841 634 +16.8%
1846 630 −0.6%
1851 720 +14.3%
1856 729 +1.2%
1861 730 +0.1%
1866 730 +0.0%
1872 711 −2.6%
1876 719 +1.1%
1881 649 −9.7%
1886 652 +0.5%
1891 684 +4.9%
1896 717 +4.8%
1901 738 +2.9%
1906 725 −1.8%
1911 719 −0.8%
1921 578 −19.6%
1926 613 +6.1%
1931 652 +6.4%
1936 594 −8.9%
1946 641 +7.9%
1954 704 +9.8%
1962 681 −3.3%
1968 832 +22.2%
1975 895 +7.6%
1982 953 +6.5%
1990 1,025 +7.6%
1999 938 −8.5%
2008 1,028 +9.6%

See also[edit]

References[edit]