Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

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Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne seen from the lighthouse
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne seen from the lighthouse
Coat of arms of Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Location of Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne is located in France
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Coordinates: 45°36′20″N 0°59′55″W / 45.6056°N 0.9986°W / 45.6056; -0.9986Coordinates: 45°36′20″N 0°59′55″W / 45.6056°N 0.9986°W / 45.6056; -0.9986
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
ArrondissementRochefort
CantonRoyan
IntercommunalityRoyan Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) François Richaud
Area
1
10.58 km2 (4.08 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
5,342
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
17333 /17110
Elevation0–45 m (0–148 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 ft)
Website[1]
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Georges-de-Didonne (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃ ʒɔʁʒ də didɔn]) is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France.[2]

An important seaside resort of Royan and the coast of Beauty, on the right bank of the mouth of the Gironde estuary and adjacent Atlantic Ocean, Saint-Georges-de-Didonne is a major economic and tourist centers of royannaise metropolitan city which it is now becoming a residential suburb. It has a population of 5,342 inhabitants (2019) - to over 50,000 people during the summer season - and is part of the agglomeration community of Royan Atlantique with 83,661 inhabitants (2019).

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793697—    
1800702+0.7%
1806632−10.0%
1821768+21.5%
1831808+5.2%
1836909+12.5%
1841934+2.8%
1846905−3.1%
1851884−2.3%
1856905+2.4%
1861920+1.7%
1866964+4.8%
1872972+0.8%
18761,081+11.2%
18811,127+4.3%
18861,251+11.0%
18911,211−3.2%
YearPop.±%
18961,355+11.9%
19011,409+4.0%
19061,454+3.2%
19111,541+6.0%
19211,522−1.2%
19261,782+17.1%
19311,743−2.2%
19362,004+15.0%
19462,626+31.0%
19543,391+29.1%
19623,388−0.1%
19683,680+8.6%
19753,983+8.2%
19824,287+7.6%
19904,705+9.8%
19995,034+7.0%
20085,039+0.1%

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ Commune de Saint-Georges-de-Didonne (17333), INSEE
Saint George's church