Rochefort, Charente-Maritime

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Rochefort
Port in Rochefort
Port in Rochefort
Coat of airms o Rochefort
Coat airms
Rochefort is located in Fraunce
Rochefort
Rochefort
Coordinates: 45°56′32″N 0°57′32″W / 45.9421°N 0.9588°W / 45.9421; -0.9588Coordinates: 45°56′32″N 0°57′32″W / 45.9421°N 0.9588°W / 45.9421; -0.9588
KintraFraunce
ArrondissementRochefort
CantonRochefort
IntercommunalityRochefort Océan
RegionNew Aquitaine
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Hervé Blanché
Area
1
21.95 km2 (8.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)2
24,894
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code
17300
Elevation0–29 m (0–95 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.


Rochefort, also kent as Rochefort-sur-Mer (French pronunciation: ​[ʁɔʃfɔʁ syʁ mɛʁ]), is a ceety an commune o Soothwastren Fraunce, a port on the Charente River. It is a subprefectur o the Charente-Maritime depairtment, locatit in the admeenistrative region o New Aquitaine (formerly Poitou-Charentes).

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