Solférino

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This article is about a town in France. For a town in Italy, see Solferino. For the French ironclad, see French ironclad Solférino (1861).
Solférino
Town hall
Town hall
Solférino is located in France
Solférino
Solférino
Coordinates: 44°08′47″N 0°54′57″W / 44.1464°N 0.9158°W / 44.1464; -0.9158Coordinates: 44°08′47″N 0°54′57″W / 44.1464°N 0.9158°W / 44.1464; -0.9158
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Mont-de-Marsan
Canton Sabres
Intercommunality La Haute Lande
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Didier Ferry
Area1 97.83 km2 (37.77 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 346
 • Density 3.5/km2 (9.2/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 40303 / 40210
Elevation 74–85 m (243–279 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 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.

Solférino is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

It was created in 1863 by Napoléon III by uniting several neighboring communities. It is named after the Battle of Solferino.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1866 592 —    
1872 508 −14.2%
1881 476 −6.3%
1891 565 +18.7%
1901 594 +5.1%
1911 472 −20.5%
1921 465 −1.5%
1931 333 −28.4%
1946 389 +16.8%
1954 340 −12.6%
1962 418 +22.9%
1968 447 +6.9%
1975 486 +8.7%
1982 414 −14.8%
1990 403 −2.7%
1999 348 −13.6%
2008 351 +0.9%
2013 346 −1.4%

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