Aubord

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Aubord
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Coat of arms of Aubord
Coat of arms
Aubord is located in France
Aubord
Aubord
Coordinates: 43°45′28″N 4°18′47″E / 43.7578°N 4.3131°E / 43.7578; 4.3131Coordinates: 43°45′28″N 4°18′47″E / 43.7578°N 4.3131°E / 43.7578; 4.3131
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Gard
Arrondissement Nîmes
Canton Vauvert
Intercommunality Petite-Camargue
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Martin
Area
 • Land1 9.42 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,416
 • Population2 density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 30020 / 30620
Elevation 17–64 m (56–210 ft)
(avg. 14 m or 46 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.

Aubord is a commune in the Gard department in southern France. Aubord is situated 15 km (9.3 mi) southwest of Nîmes.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 249 —    
1968 292 +17.3%
1975 483 +65.4%
1982 791 +63.8%
1990 1,607 +103.2%
1999 1,910 +18.9%
2008 2,416 +26.5%

Personalities[edit]

The Franco-German geographer Christophe Neff has lived several years in Aubord. During this time he considered Aubord as his Home harbor in France.[1] In his blog he compared Aubord to the fictional village Macondo.[2]

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