Jonzac (French: [ʒɔ̃zak]) is a commune of the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. The historian Jean Glénisson (1921–2010) was born in Jonzac as well as the philosopher Jean Hippolyte (1907–1968)

Jonzac
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Jonzac
Location of Jonzac
Jonzac is located in France
Jonzac
Jonzac
Jonzac is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Jonzac
Jonzac
Coordinates: 45°26′48″N 0°26′01″W / 45.4467°N 0.4336°W / 45.4467; -0.4336Coordinates: 45°26′48″N 0°26′01″W / 45.4467°N 0.4336°W / 45.4467; -0.4336
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
ArrondissementJonzac
CantonJonzac
IntercommunalityHaute-Saintonge
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Christophe Cabri[1]
Area
1
13.09 km2 (5.05 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
3,457
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
17197 /17500
Elevation26–87 m (85–285 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

The river Seugne flows northwest through the commune and crosses the town. The station of Jonzac has a direct connection the station Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean.

Jonzac is located in the south of Charente-Maritime, with the department's capital La Rochelle 105 km to the northwest. The capital of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, Bordeaux, is 90 km to the southwest. 55 km to its east is Angoulême, capital of the neighbouring Charente department.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,470—    
18002,509+1.6%
18062,488−0.8%
18212,465−0.9%
18312,618+6.2%
18362,514−4.0%
18412,524+0.4%
18462,591+2.7%
18512,718+4.9%
18562,792+2.7%
18613,005+7.6%
18663,147+4.7%
18723,260+3.6%
18763,296+1.1%
18813,210−2.6%
18863,237+0.8%
18913,431+6.0%
YearPop.±%
18963,344−2.5%
19013,366+0.7%
19063,287−2.3%
19113,210−2.3%
19212,896−9.8%
19263,041+5.0%
19313,142+3.3%
19363,250+3.4%
19463,771+16.0%
19543,575−5.2%
19624,020+12.4%
19684,022+0.0%
19754,306+7.1%
19824,494+4.4%
19903,998−11.0%
19993,814−4.6%
20083,552−6.9%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.