Châtelaillon-Plage

Châtelaillon-Plage is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.

Châtelaillon-Plage
The beach at Chatelaillon
The beach at Chatelaillon
Coat of arms of Châtelaillon-Plage
Coat of arms
Location of Châtelaillon-Plage
Châtelaillon-Plage is located in France
Châtelaillon-Plage
Châtelaillon-Plage
Châtelaillon-Plage is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Châtelaillon-Plage
Châtelaillon-Plage
Coordinates: 46°04′27″N 1°05′12″W / 46.0742°N 1.0867°W / 46.0742; -1.0867Coordinates: 46°04′27″N 1°05′12″W / 46.0742°N 1.0867°W / 46.0742; -1.0867
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
ArrondissementLa Rochelle
CantonChâtelaillon-Plage
IntercommunalityCA La Rochelle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Léonard
Area
1
6.59 km2 (2.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
5,846
 • Density890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
17094 /17340
Elevation0–21 m (0–69 ft)
(avg. 3 m or 9.8 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is located south of the city of La Rochelle and is also a suburb. It is twinned with Knebworth in England.

HistoryEdit

In the 16th century near the point of Cornard today featured a fortress known as Castrym Allionis, the old capital of Aunis. On August 1130, the Duke of Aquitaine William X of Poitiers, besieged the château. The leader of the place Isembert deprived its troops. The rest of the fortress were totally despaired in the 16th century, a small hamlet with bells of the swamps. During the 19th century, it had agricultural area in Boucholeurs. At the end of the nineteenth century, it was linked with rail, it constructed its first baths bains de mar with numerous villas.

Today, the location of the mediaeval château is uncertain, it may also located by the Turge.

EducationEdit

  • Ecole maternelle et élementaire Pierre Jonchery (Pierre Joncher Maternal and Elementary School)
  • Ecole maternelle Les Sables
  • Ecole élémentaire Les Boucholeurs (Les Boucholeurs Elementary School)
  • Ecole élémentaire Paul Michaud (Paul Michaud Elementary School)
  • Collège André Malraux
  • CIPECMA (Centre Interconsulaire de Perfectionnement et d'Enseignement de la Charente-Maritime) géré par la Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de La Rochelle.

International relationsEdit

Twin towns – Sister citiesEdit

Châtelaillon-Plage is twinned with:

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
19625,234—    
19685,347+2.2%
19755,354+0.1%
19825,439+1.6%
19904,993−8.2%
19995,625+12.7%
20086,049+7.5%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-07-11.

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