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Canton of Montlieu-la-Garde

Canton of Montlieu-la-Garde
French canton
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Jonzac
Seat Montlieu-la-Garde
Communes 13
 • Total 218.88 km2 (84.51 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 6,153
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Cantonal code 1719
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Montlieu-la-Garde is a former canton of Les Trois Monts in 2015.[1] The lowest point is about 50 m in the commune of Bussac-Forêt, the highest point is Chevanceaux at 158 m, and the average elevation is 98 m. The least populous commune is Le Pin with 210 residents, and the most populous commune is Montlieu-la-Garde with 1,275.


  • Communes 1
  • Population history 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The canton of Montlieu-la-Garde contained 13 communes and has 6,153 inhabitants.

Commune Population Postal code INSEE code
Bedenac 509 17210 17038
Bussac-Forêt 872 17210 17074
Chatenet 188 17210 17095
Chepniers 643 17210 17099
Chevanceaux 981 17210 17104
Mérignac 206 17210 17229
Montlieu-la-Garde 1,275 17210 17243
Orignolles 625 17210 17269
Le Pin 73 17210 17276
Polignac 108 17210 17281
Pouillac 230 17210 17287
Sainte-Colombe 114 17210 17319
Saint-Palais-de-Négrignac 329 17210 17378

Population history

Year Population
1962 5,958
1968 6,603
1972 6,322
1982 6,138
1990 6,212
1999 6,153

See also


  1. ^ Décret n° 2014-269 du 27 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Charente-Maritime

External links

  • INSEE: population of the canton of Montlieu-la-Garde
  • INSEE: communes of the canton of Montlieu-la-Garde

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