Saint-Germain-du-Seudre

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Saint-Germain-du-Seudre
Town hall
Town hall
Location of Saint-Germain-du-Seudre
Saint-Germain-du-Seudre is located in France
Saint-Germain-du-Seudre
Saint-Germain-du-Seudre
Saint-Germain-du-Seudre is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Saint-Germain-du-Seudre
Saint-Germain-du-Seudre
Coordinates: 45°30′43″N 0°40′02″W / 45.5119°N 0.6672°W / 45.5119; -0.6672Coordinates: 45°30′43″N 0°40′02″W / 45.5119°N 0.6672°W / 45.5119; -0.6672
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
ArrondissementJonzac
CantonPons
IntercommunalityHaute-Saintonge
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Josette Rapet
Area
1
16.09 km2 (6.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
439
 • Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
17342 /17240
Elevation22–54 m (72–177 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Germain-du-Seudre is a small historic town on the Gironde estuary. It is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.

The nearest market town is Gémozac. It is noted for its numerous vineyards, sunflower fields and the former wheat mill located in 'Moulin De La Barre'. Eutrope Dupon (1823-1897), born in Saint-Germain-du-Seudre, was a deputy (congressman) in the French National Assembly from 1893 to 1897. There is a bust of him in St-Germain.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962414—    
1968399−3.6%
1975378−5.3%
1982363−4.0%
1990346−4.7%
1999330−4.6%
2008363+10.0%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Assemblee Nationale