Charente-Maritime

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Charente-Maritime
Depairtment
Prefectur biggin o the Charente-Maritime depairtment, in La Rochelle
Prefectur biggin o the Charente-Maritime depairtment, in La Rochelle
Coat o airms o Charente-Maritime
Coat o airms
Location o Charente-Maritime in Fraunce
Location o Charente-Maritime in Fraunce
Coordinates: 45°57′N 0°58′W / 45.950°N 0.967°W / 45.950; -0.967Coordinates: 45°57′N 0°58′W / 45.950°N 0.967°W / 45.950; -0.967
Kintra France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Prefectur La Rochelle
Subprefecturs Jonzac
Rochefort
Saintes
Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Dominique Bussereau (UMP)
Aurie1
 • Tot 6,864 km2 (2,650 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Tot 605,410
 • Rank 39t
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Department nummer 17
Arrondissements 5
Cantons 27
Communes 472
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger than 1 km2

Charente-Maritime (French pronunciation: [ʃa.ʁɑ̃t ma.ʁi.tim]) is a depairtment on the soothwastren coast o Fraunce named efter the Charente River.