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Where is Poitou-Charentes, France?

Location of metropolitan region of Poitou-Charentes on a map

Poitou-Charentes is a metropolitan region found in the nation of France. Home to 1,824,367 people, it is the 15th largest division in France in terms of population.

Poitou-Charentes gained its current status as a metropolitan region in the year 1982. The government of Poitou-Charentes is lead by Jean-Francois Macaireand is based in the metropolitan region capital of Poitiers (Population: 85,960).

The most populous cities in Poitou-Charentes are: Poitiers (Population: 85,960), La Rochelle (Population: 76,810), Niort (Population: 54,660).

Poitou-Charentes Metropolitan region - Quick Facts

Country France
Region Type Metropolitan region
Time Zone CEST
Year of Establishment 1982
Capital Poitiers (Population: 85,960)
Head of Government Jean-Francois Macaire
Total Population 1,824,367
Total Area 25,810 sq km (9,965 sq miles)
Population Density 70.7 sq km (183.1 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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