Soyaux

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Soyaux
Town hall
Town hall
Soyaux is located in France
Soyaux
Soyaux
Coordinates: 45°38′29″N 0°11′55″E / 45.6414°N 0.1986°E / 45.6414; 0.1986Coordinates: 45°38′29″N 0°11′55″E / 45.6414°N 0.1986°E / 45.6414; 0.1986
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Angoulême
Canton Soyaux
Intercommunality Grand Angoulême
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Nebout
Area1 12.76 km2 (4.93 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 10,289
 • Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16374 /16800
Elevation 56–166 m (184–545 ft)
(avg. 161 m or 528 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.

Soyaux (pronounced [so'jo]) is a commune in the Charente department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 486 —    
1800 496 +2.1%
1806 517 +4.2%
1821 474 −8.3%
1831 568 +19.8%
1841 605 +6.5%
1846 676 +11.7%
1851 654 −3.3%
1856 615 −6.0%
1861 653 +6.2%
1866 700 +7.2%
1872 730 +4.3%
1876 793 +8.6%
1881 1,061 +33.8%
1886 1,311 +23.6%
1891 1,447 +10.4%
1896 1,515 +4.7%
1901 1,514 −0.1%
1906 1,540 +1.7%
1911 1,630 +5.8%
1921 1,681 +3.1%
1926 1,836 +9.2%
1931 2,075 +13.0%
1936 2,282 +10.0%
1946 2,698 +18.2%
1954 2,959 +9.7%
1962 6,588 +122.6%
1968 11,680 +77.3%
1975 12,717 +8.9%
1982 10,903 −14.3%
1990 10,353 −5.0%
1999 10,180 −1.7%
2008 10,289 +1.1%

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Twin town[edit]

Soyaux is twinned with

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