Pons, Charente-Maritime

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Pons
The Castle
The Castle
Coat of arms of Pons
Coat of arms
Location of Pons
Pons is located in France
Pons
Pons
Pons is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Pons
Pons
Coordinates: 45°34′52″N 0°32′49″W / 45.5811°N 0.5469°W / 45.5811; -0.5469Coordinates: 45°34′52″N 0°32′49″W / 45.5811°N 0.5469°W / 45.5811; -0.5469
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
ArrondissementJonzac
CantonPons
IntercommunalityRégion de Pons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Méjean
Area
1
27.63 km2 (10.67 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,406
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
17283 /17800
Elevation8–63 m (26–207 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Pons is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. The city is known for its numerous national historic monuments dating from the 12 century on wards [2]. One of the most well known is the 33 meter high Keep of Pons the which is the official symbol of the city.

Geography[edit]

The Seugne flows north through the middle of the commune and crosses the town.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17934,031—    
18003,803−5.7%
18063,429−9.8%
18213,605+5.1%
18313,726+3.4%
18364,294+15.2%
18414,543+5.8%
18464,661+2.6%
18514,765+2.2%
18564,757−0.2%
18614,894+2.9%
18664,969+1.5%
18724,738−4.6%
18764,881+3.0%
18814,895+0.3%
18864,764−2.7%
18914,615−3.1%
18964,717+2.2%
19014,772+1.2%
19064,470−6.3%
19114,549+1.8%
19214,368−4.0%
19264,427+1.4%
19314,375−1.2%
19364,266−2.5%
19464,442+4.1%
19544,629+4.2%
19624,753+2.7%
19684,824+1.5%
19754,878+1.1%
19824,861−0.3%
19904,412−9.2%
19994,433+0.5%
20084,427−0.1%

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Joy, Diane (2005). "Charente-Maritime. Pons, inventaire du patrimoine médiéval de la ville". Bulletin Monumental. 163: 375–378 – via Persee.
  3. ^ "Family Guide France - DK Travel - Google Books". Https:. Retrieved December 21, 2018.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)

External Links[edit]

|Official website for the city of Pons (French)