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Coutras

Coutras
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Coutras
Coat of arms
Location of Coutras
Coutras is located in France
Coutras
Coutras
Coutras is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Coutras
Coutras
Coordinates: 45°02′30″N 0°07′38″W / 45.0417°N 0.1272°W / 45.0417; -0.1272
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementLibourne
CantonLe Nord-Libournais
IntercommunalityPays de Coutras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Claire Arnaud
Area
1
33.69 km2 (13.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
8,606
 • Density260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33138 /33230
Elevation4–74 m (13–243 ft)
(avg. 13 m or 43 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Coutras is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

History

The Battle of Coutras, one of the most important battles of the French Wars of Religion, was fought there on 20 October 1587.

Coutras church

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 3,000—    
1800 3,060+2.0%
1806 3,050−0.3%
1821 2,821−7.5%
1831 3,144+11.4%
1836 3,172+0.9%
1841 3,302+4.1%
1846 3,200−3.1%
1851 3,371+5.3%
1856 3,532+4.8%
1861 3,883+9.9%
1866 3,789−2.4%
1872 3,685−2.7%
1876 3,944+7.0%
1881 4,008+1.6%
1886 5,092+27.0%
1891 4,231−16.9%
1896 3,903−7.8%
1901 4,062+4.1%
1906 4,406+8.5%
1911 4,807+9.1%
1921 4,924+2.4%
1926 5,078+3.1%
1931 5,211+2.6%
1936 5,281+1.3%
1946 5,540+4.9%
1954 5,668+2.3%
1962 5,948+4.9%
1968 5,830−2.0%
1975 6,040+3.6%
1982 6,351+5.1%
1990 6,689+5.3%
1999 7,027+5.1%
2008 7,902+12.5%

See also

References

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.