Saintes, Charente-Maritime

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Historic destrict
Historic destrict
Coat o airms o Saintes
Coat o airms
Saintes is locatit in Fraunce
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Saintes is locatit in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Coordinates: 45°44′47″N 0°38′00″W / 45.7464°N 0.6333°W / 45.7464; -0.6333Coordinates: 45°44′47″N 0°38′00″W / 45.7464°N 0.6333°W / 45.7464; -0.6333
Kintra Fraunce
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Depairtment Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saintes
Area1 45.55 km2 (17.59 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 26,470
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 17415 /17100
Elevation 2–81 m (6.6–265.7 ft)
(avg. 47 m or 154 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.

Saintes (French: [sɛ̃t]), is a commune an historic toun in soothwastren Fraunce, in the Charente-Maritime depairtment in which it is a sub-prefectur, in Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes.

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Saintes is twinned wi:[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Toun haw wabsteid: Villes jumelées (in French)