The population of Cognac declines: while Angouleme got around 440 new inhabitants, the town of Cognac lost 177.

Any Cognac fans that would like to go to Charente? Come on, Cognac Expert readers: Move to Cognac!

Cognac town
There are 351 581 people living in Charente, that’s 2000 more than in 2007. The town of Angouleme has nearly 200 000 inhabitants, and the town of Cognac only has 92 000, another Charente town, Confolens, has 65 000 inhabitants.
Michel Gourinchas, mayor of the town, wants to use some agricultural zones for constructing new buildings.

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    Cognac’s population 92,000? Nahh, it’s nearer 20,000 surely?

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    If Cognac needs people, make me an offer! I’m thinking maybe some subsidized housing and a ration of Cognac from each distiller on a quarterly basis. I could become a cognac guide for English speaking visitors. I could become a Cognac ambassador back to the US. I could set up an outreach office. I could be a collector’s liaison, hunting down prize bottles. I could set up a sampler system so people could afford to try good ones. I could write for the industry. All of these things sound very reasonable and exciting, don’t you think, Cognac industry? There it is. Just hire me and set me up in Cognac. This is all going to work out very well.

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