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Coordinates: 46°04′27″N 1°05′12″W / 46.0741667°N 1.08667°W / 46.0741667; -1.08667

Commune of Châtelaillon-Plage

Châtelaillon-Plage is located in France
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement La Rochelle
Canton Aytré
Intercommunality La Rochelle
Elevation 0–21 m (0–69 ft)
(avg. 3 m/9.8 ft)
Land area1 6.59 km2 (2.54 sq mi)
Population2 5,625  (1999)
 - Density 854 /km2 (2,210 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17094/ 17340
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.
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Châtelaillon-Plage is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in south-western France.

It is located south of the city of La Rochelle and is also a suburb. It is twinned with Knebworth in England.



Year Population Density
1962 5,234 -
1968 5,347 -
1975 5,354 -
1982 5,439 -
1990 4,993 -
1999 5,625 853/km²


In the sixteenth century near the point of Cornard today featured a fortress known as Castrym Allionis, the old capital of Aunis. On August 1130, the Duke of Aquitaine William X of Poitiers, sieged the château. The leader of the place Isembert deprived its troops. The rest of the fortress were totally despaired in the 16th century, a small hamlet with bells of the swamps. During the 19th century, it had agricultural area in Boucholeurs. At the end of the nineteenth century, it was linked with rail, it constructed its first baths bains de mar with numerous villas.

Today, the location of the mediaeval château is uncertain, it may also located by the Turge.


  • Ecole maternelle et élementaire Pierre Jonchery (Pierre Joncher Maternal and Elementary School)
  • Ecole maternelle Les Sables
  • Ecole élémentaire Les Boucholeurs (Les Boucholeurs Elementary School)
  • Ecole élémentaire Paul Michaud (Paul Michaud Elementary School)
  • Collège André Malraux
  • CIPECMA (Centre Interconsulaire de Perfectionnement et d'Enseignement de la Charente-Maritime) géré par la Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de La Rochelle.

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