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Marsilly, Charente-Maritime


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Coordinates: 46°13′53″N 1°08′12″W / 46.2314°N 1.1367°W / 46.2314; -1.1367Coordinates: 46°13′53″N 1°08′12″W / 46.2314°N 1.1367°W / 46.2314; -1.1367

Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement La Rochelle
Canton La Rochelle-5
Intercommunality La Rochelle
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Aimé Gloux
 • Land1 11.91 km2 (4.60 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,504
 • Population2 density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17222 / 17137
Elevation 0–31 m (0–102 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Marsilly is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.



Between 1932 and 1936, the well-known writer Georges Simenon and his wife Régine lived at La Richardière, a 16th-century manor house in Marsilly. The house is evoked in Simenon's novel Le Testament Donadieu

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