Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron

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Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron
Saint Pierre depuis la Tour.jpg
Coat of arms of Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron
Coat of arms
Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron is located in France
Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron
Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron
Coordinates: 45°56′37″N 1°18′21″W / 45.9436°N 1.3058°W / 45.9436; -1.3058Coordinates: 45°56′37″N 1°18′21″W / 45.9436°N 1.3058°W / 45.9436; -1.3058
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Rochefort
Canton Île d'Oléron
Intercommunality Île-d'Oléron
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christophe Sueur
Area1 40.55 km2 (15.66 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 6,377
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 17385 /17310
Elevation 0–15 m (0–49 ft)
(avg. 2 m or 6.6 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.

Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.

It is located on the island of Oléron.

As the biggest city of the island, it is widely considered as the capital of the island.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 3,986 —    
1800 4,233 +6.2%
1806 4,066 −3.9%
1821 4,419 +8.7%
1831 4,630 +4.8%
1836 4,822 +4.1%
1841 4,769 −1.1%
1846 4,861 +1.9%
1851 4,955 +1.9%
1856 4,777 −3.6%
1861 4,981 +4.3%
1866 5,152 +3.4%
1872 4,968 −3.6%
1876 4,939 −0.6%
1881 4,954 +0.3%
1886 4,829 −2.5%
1891 4,556 −5.7%
1896 4,419 −3.0%
1901 4,350 −1.6%
1906 4,376 +0.6%
1911 4,322 −1.2%
1921 4,035 −6.6%
1926 3,960 −1.9%
1931 3,693 −6.7%
1936 3,553 −3.8%
1946 3,350 −5.7%
1954 3,695 +10.3%
1962 4,025 +8.9%
1968 4,258 +5.8%
1975 4,604 +8.1%
1982 4,782 +3.9%
1990 5,365 +12.2%
1999 5,944 +10.8%
2008 6,377 +7.3%

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