Marennes, Charente-Maritime

Marennes is a former commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune Marennes-Hiers-Brouage.[2]

Marennes
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Coat of arms of Marennes
Coat of arms
Location of Marennes
Marennes is located in France
Marennes
Marennes
Marennes is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Marennes
Marennes
Coordinates: 45°49′21″N 1°06′19″W / 45.8225°N 1.1052°W / 45.8225; -1.1052Coordinates: 45°49′21″N 1°06′19″W / 45.8225°N 1.1052°W / 45.8225; -1.1052
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
ArrondissementRochefort
CantonMarennes
CommuneMarennes-Hiers-Brouage
Area
1
20.09 km2 (7.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
5,632
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
17320
Elevation0–21 m (0–69 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

HistoryEdit

For a long time it was one of the most prosperous cities of the Saintonge due to its location in the middle of the salt-water marshes at a time where salt was a valuable commodity. Marennes is a center for oyster farming.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
17934,996—    
18004,633−7.3%
18064,633+0.0%
18214,193−9.5%
18314,605+9.8%
18364,542−1.4%
18414,410−2.9%
18464,542+3.0%
18514,589+1.0%
18564,508−1.8%
18614,455−1.2%
18664,426−0.7%
18724,495+1.6%
18764,565+1.6%
18814,945+8.3%
18864,766−3.6%
18915,415+13.6%
18966,293+16.2%
19016,459+2.6%
19066,408−0.8%
19114,519−29.5%
19213,900−13.7%
19264,082+4.7%
19314,011−1.7%
19363,957−1.3%
19463,806−3.8%
19543,829+0.6%
19624,345+13.5%
19684,443+2.3%
19754,214−5.2%
19824,549+7.9%
19904,634+1.9%
19994,685+1.1%
20085,465+16.6%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 27 November 2018 (in French)

External linksEdit