Alzon

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This article is about a French commune. For the French churchman, see Emmanuel d'Alzon.
Alzon
Alzon (Gard, Fr) bourg.jpg
Coat of arms of Alzon
Coat of arms
Alzon is located in France
Alzon
Alzon
Coordinates: 43°58′04″N 3°26′25″E / 43.9678°N 3.4403°E / 43.9678; 3.4403Coordinates: 43°58′04″N 3°26′25″E / 43.9678°N 3.4403°E / 43.9678; 3.4403
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Gard
Arrondissement Le Vigan
Canton Alzon
Intercommunality Pays Viganais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger Laurens
Area
 • Land1 27.48 km2 (10.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 223
 • Population2 density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 30009 / 30770
Elevation 502–1,414 m (1,647–4,639 ft)
(avg. 600 m or 2,000 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Alzon is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

The commune is located in the south of the Cévennes National Park, in the upper Vis river valley.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 800 —    
1800 832 +4.0%
1806 1,028 +23.6%
1821 999 −2.8%
1831 1,075 +7.6%
1836 1,055 −1.9%
1841 1,093 +3.6%
1846 1,065 −2.6%
1851 1,002 −5.9%
1856 952 −5.0%
1861 942 −1.1%
1866 972 +3.2%
1872 882 −9.3%
1876 838 −5.0%
1881 916 +9.3%
1886 1,746 +90.6%
1891 1,031 −41.0%
1896 744 −27.8%
1901 683 −8.2%
1906 665 −2.6%
1911 623 −6.3%
1921 517 −17.0%
1926 508 −1.7%
1931 518 +2.0%
1936 457 −11.8%
1946 383 −16.2%
1954 339 −11.5%
1962 358 +5.6%
1968 280 −21.8%
1975 237 −15.4%
1982 201 −15.2%
1990 183 −9.0%
1999 211 +15.3%
2008 223 +5.7%

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