Rochefort, Charente-Maritime

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Rochefort
Port de Rochefort.JPG
Coat o airms o Rochefort
Coat o airms
Kintra Fraunce
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Depairtment Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Rochefort
Intercommunality Pays Rochefortais
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Grasset
Area1 21.95 km2 (8.47 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 25,676
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 17299 /17300
Elevation 0–29 m (0–95 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 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 withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Rochefort (French: [ʁɔʃ.fɔʁ]) is a commune in soothwastren Fraunce, a port on the Charente estuary.

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