Oradour, Charente

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Oradour
Town hall and war memorial
Town hall and war memorial
Oradour is located in France
Oradour
Oradour
Coordinates: 45°54′27″N 0°01′50″W / 45.9075°N 0.0306°W / 45.9075; -0.0306Coordinates: 45°54′27″N 0°01′50″W / 45.9075°N 0.0306°W / 45.9075; -0.0306
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Confolens
Canton Aigre
Intercommunality Pays d'Aigre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Clément
Area1 14.40 km2 (5.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 204
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16248 /16140
Elevation 65–120 m (213–394 ft)
(avg. 77 m or 253 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.

Oradour, commonly called Oradour-d'Aigre, is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 437 —    
1800 675 +54.5%
1806 705 +4.4%
1821 773 +9.6%
1831 803 +3.9%
1841 861 +7.2%
1846 863 +0.2%
1851 853 −1.2%
1856 784 −8.1%
1861 749 −4.5%
1866 780 +4.1%
1872 736 −5.6%
1876 718 −2.4%
1881 722 +0.6%
1886 641 −11.2%
1891 602 −6.1%
1896 624 +3.7%
1901 593 −5.0%
1906 593 +0.0%
1911 557 −6.1%
1921 518 −7.0%
1926 483 −6.8%
1931 462 −4.3%
1936 425 −8.0%
1946 404 −4.9%
1954 392 −3.0%
1962 348 −11.2%
1968 296 −14.9%
1975 259 −12.5%
1982 250 −3.5%
1990 225 −10.0%
1999 201 −10.7%
2008 204 +1.5%

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