Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente

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Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente
Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente church
Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente church
Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente is located in France
Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente
Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente
Coordinates: 45°50′20″N 0°40′16″E / 45.8389°N 0.6711°E / 45.8389; 0.6711Coordinates: 45°50′20″N 0°40′16″E / 45.8389°N 0.6711°E / 45.8389; 0.6711
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Confolens
Canton Charente-Vienne
Intercommunality Haute-Charente
Government
 • Mayor (2015-2020) Mickaël Loiseau
Area1 14.39 km2 (5.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 225
 • Density 16/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16345 /16150
Elevation 169–263 m (554–863 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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-Quentin-sur-Charente is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.

Location and access[edit]

Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente, called Saint-Quentin locally, is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southwest of Chabanais and 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Angouleme in the upper valley of the Charente. It is located in the township of Chabanais , 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) south of La Peruse , 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north of Massignac , 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) southeast of Roumazieres-Loubert, 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) west of Rochechouart 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of Confolens and 46 kilometres (29 mi) west of Limoges. It is served by several small county roads. The D161 and the D190 serve the town. The D164 passes just north of the town. The N 141, passes north of the town 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the town. The nearest train station is in Chabanais, served by TER.

Population[edit]

Population Change (See database)
1793 1800 1806 1821 1831 1841 1846 1851 1856
598 510 568 615 535 643 636 640 601
1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896 1901
584 579 559 543 571 534 539 525 497
1906 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 -
514 516 401 425 382 349 329 337 -
1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008 2013 - -
294 250 245 250 232 225 198 - -

Sources : Ldh/EHESS/Cassini until 1962, INSEE database from 1968 (population without double counting and municipal population from 2006)


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