Camon, Ariège

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Camon
Camon.jpg
Coat of arms of Camon
Coat of arms
Camon is located in France
Camon
Camon
Coordinates: 43°01′20″N 1°58′03″E / 43.0222°N 1.9675°E / 43.0222; 1.9675Coordinates: 43°01′20″N 1°58′03″E / 43.0222°N 1.9675°E / 43.0222; 1.9675
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Pamiers
Canton Mirepoix
Intercommunality Pays de Mirepoix
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Huillet
Area1 10.25 km2 (3.96 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 164
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09074 / 09500
Elevation 326–582 m (1,070–1,909 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.

Camon (Occitan: Camon) is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France. Nicknamed Little Carcassonne, it is one of the most beautiful villages of France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 113 —    
1968 147 +30.1%
1975 116 −21.1%
1982 110 −5.2%
1990 125 +13.6%
1999 144 +15.2%
2008 164 +13.9%

The inhabitants of the town of Camon are called Camonais.[1]

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