Like many towns in the Saintonge, Fontcouverte is a member since 1997 of the Community of Communes Pays Santon.
Geographical location and access
Located 5 km north-east of Saintes, the territory of Fontcouverte covers an area of 1158 hectares on both sides of the RD 150 between Saint-Jean d'Angely in Saintes.
Fontcouverte is located midway between Bordeaux (1 hour by motorway A10) and Angouleme (1 h also by the RN 141) and about 30 minutes from Royan and the Atlantic coast. Poitiers, capital of the Poitou-Charentes is only 1h30 Fontcouverte by road (RD 150), 1 hour by motorway A10.
The cities of Poitiers, Angouleme and La Rochelle each with an airport, Fontcouverte is easily and quickly accessible.
Facts about Fontcouverte :
Area : 1158 hectares
Inhabitants : 2151 habitants
Arrondissement : Saintes
Canton : Saintes-Nord
Intercommunalité : Communauté de Communes du Pays Santon