Soulac-sur-Mer

French commune in Gironde, New Aquitaine

Soulac-sur-Mer is a commune and seaside resort in southwestern France on the Atlantic Ocean.

Soulac-sur-Mer
Front de mer de Soulac.jpg
Coat of arms of Soulac-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
Location of Soulac-sur-Mer
Soulac-sur-Mer is located in France
Soulac-sur-Mer
Soulac-sur-Mer
Soulac-sur-Mer is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Soulac-sur-Mer
Soulac-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 45°18′15″N 1°04′21″W / 45.3043°N 1.0725°W / 45.3043; -1.0725Coordinates: 45°18′15″N 1°04′21″W / 45.3043°N 1.0725°W / 45.3043; -1.0725
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementLesparre-Médoc
CantonLe-Nord-Médoc
Area
1
28.89 km2 (11.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
2,531
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33514 /33780
Elevation0–25 m (0–82 ft)
(avg. 12 m or 39 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
Year Population ±%
1793 742
1800 673 −9.3%
1806 651 −3.3%
1821 656 +0.8%
1831 801 +22.1%
1836 768 −4.1%
1841 814 +6.0%
1846 840 +3.2%
1851 950 +13.1%
1856 1,101 +15.9%
1861 1,165 +5.8%
1866 1,315 +12.9%
1872 1,185 −9.9%
1876 716 −39.6%
1881 720 +0.6%
1886 813 +12.9%
1891 993 +22.1%
1896 1,349 +35.9%
1901 1,388 +2.9%
1906 1,601 +15.3%
1911 1,650 +3.1%
1921 1,672 +1.3%
1926 1,586 −5.1%
1931 2,043 +28.8%
1936 2,009 −1.7%
1946 1,883 −6.3%
1954 2,097 +11.4%
1962 2,113 +0.8%
1968 2,198 +4.0%
1975 2,387 +8.6%
1982 2,536 +6.2%
1990 2,790 +10.0%
1999 2,720 −2.5%
2008 2,714 −0.2%


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