Pontenx-les-Forges

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Pontenx-les-Forges
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Coat of arms of Pontenx-les-Forges
Coat of arms
Pontenx-les-Forges is located in France
Pontenx-les-Forges
Pontenx-les-Forges
Coordinates: 44°14′30″N 1°07′13″W / 44.2417°N 1.1203°W / 44.2417; -1.1203Coordinates: 44°14′30″N 1°07′13″W / 44.2417°N 1.1203°W / 44.2417; -1.1203
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Mont-de-Marsan
Canton Mimizan
Intercommunality Mimizan
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Marc Billac
Area1 80.62 km2 (31.13 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 1,518
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 40229 /40200
Elevation 9–56 m (30–184 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.

Pontenx-les-Forges is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 840 —    
1806 740 −11.9%
1821 1,052 +42.2%
1831 1,406 +33.7%
1841 1,486 +5.7%
1851 1,712 +15.2%
1861 1,895 +10.7%
1872 1,985 +4.7%
1881 1,849 −6.9%
1891 1,905 +3.0%
1901 1,973 +3.6%
1911 1,957 −0.8%
1921 1,730 −11.6%
1931 1,454 −16.0%
1946 1,204 −17.2%
1954 1,246 +3.5%
1962 1,373 +10.2%
1968 1,218 −11.3%
1975 1,223 +0.4%
1982 1,192 −2.5%
1990 1,138 −4.5%
1999 1,086 −4.6%
2008 1,387 +27.7%
2013 1,518 +9.4%

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