Segonzac, Charente

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Segonzac
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Segonzac
Coat of arms
Segonzac is located in France
Segonzac
Segonzac
Coordinates: 45°37′05″N 0°13′03″W / 45.6181°N 0.2175°W / 45.6181; -0.2175Coordinates: 45°37′05″N 0°13′03″W / 45.6181°N 0.2175°W / 45.6181; -0.2175
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Cognac
Canton Charente-Champagne
Intercommunality Grande Champagne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Véronique Marendat
Area1 35.19 km2 (13.59 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,156
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16366 /16130
Elevation 19–141 m (62–463 ft)
(avg. 61 m or 200 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.

Segonzac is a village (technically, a commune in the French settlement hierarchy) within the Charente department of southwestern France, in the Cognac area. There is a strong sense of community, there are several local shops (bakery, butcher's, and so on), restaurants, using local farms and produce. It has a historic town hall emblazoned with the words "Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité", the French motto. There's also a large church and local fitness facilities such as a public swimming-pool, a track and a football pitch. The Château de Saint-Martial is situated nearby.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,550 —    
1800 2,549 −0.0%
1806 2,453 −3.8%
1821 2,500 +1.9%
1831 2,602 +4.1%
1841 2,620 +0.7%
1846 2,670 +1.9%
1851 2,600 −2.6%
1856 2,784 +7.1%
1861 2,965 +6.5%
1866 2,977 +0.4%
1872 2,880 −3.3%
1876 2,809 −2.5%
1881 2,570 −8.5%
1886 2,384 −7.2%
1891 2,165 −9.2%
1896 2,124 −1.9%
1901 2,122 −0.1%
1906 2,273 +7.1%
1911 2,286 +0.6%
1921 2,028 −11.3%
1926 2,056 +1.4%
1931 2,099 +2.1%
1936 2,090 −0.4%
1946 2,003 −4.2%
1954 2,130 +6.3%
1962 2,253 +5.8%
1968 2,182 −3.2%
1975 2,230 +2.2%
1982 2,212 −0.8%
1990 2,176 −1.6%
1999 2,296 +5.5%
2008 2,156 −6.1%

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