Les Mathes (French pronunciation: ​[le mat]) is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France.

Les Mathes
The town hall in Les Mathes
The town hall in Les Mathes
Location of Les Mathes
Les Mathes is located in France
Les Mathes
Les Mathes
Les Mathes is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Les Mathes
Les Mathes
Coordinates: 45°43′05″N 1°08′49″W / 45.7181°N 1.1469°W / 45.7181; -1.1469Coordinates: 45°43′05″N 1°08′49″W / 45.7181°N 1.1469°W / 45.7181; -1.1469
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
ArrondissementRochefort
CantonLa Tremblade
IntercommunalityCA Royan Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Marie Bascle[1]
Area
1
34.38 km2 (13.27 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
2,110
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
17225 /17570
Elevation0–40 m (0–131 ft)
(avg. 35 m or 115 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The commune includes the beach resort La Palmyre, and the Palmyre Zoo.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793554—    
1800511−7.8%
1806486−4.9%
1821510+4.9%
1831616+20.8%
1836615−0.2%
1841700+13.8%
1846702+0.3%
1851711+1.3%
1856746+4.9%
1861786+5.4%
1866830+5.6%
1872831+0.1%
1876875+5.3%
1881835−4.6%
1886829−0.7%
1891860+3.7%
1896878+2.1%
1901889+1.3%
1906880−1.0%
1911854−3.0%
1921795−6.9%
1926754−5.2%
1931732−2.9%
1936772+5.5%
1946878+13.7%
1954794−9.6%
1962806+1.5%
1968836+3.7%
1975898+7.4%
19821,005+11.9%
19901,205+19.9%
19991,452+20.5%
20081,698+16.9%

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.