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Coordinates: 46°12′29″N 1°30′57″W / 46.208056°N 1.515833°W / 46.208056; -1.515833

Commune of Ars-en-Ré

Port Ars en Re.jpg
Location
Ars-en-Ré is located in France
Ars-en-Ré
Administration
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement La Rochelle
Canton Ars-en-Ré
Intercommunality Île-de-Ré
Mayor Jean-Louis Olivier
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 0–15 m (0–49 ft)
(avg. 6 m/20 ft)
Land area1 10.95 km2 (4.23 sq mi)
Population2 1,294  (1999)
 - Density 118 /km2 (310 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 17019/ 17590
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Ars-en-Ré is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Poitou-Charentes region in south-western France.

It is one of the 10 communes located on the Île de Ré in the north-western part of the island.

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Remarkable sites

  • The bell tower of the church painted in black and white serves as remarkable seamark
  • Fier d'Ars
  • Salterns
Salterns at Ars en Ré

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