Carnoux-en-Provence

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Carnoux-en-Provence
Coat of arms of Carnoux-en-Provence
Coat of arms
Carnoux-en-Provence is located in France
Carnoux-en-Provence
Carnoux-en-Provence
Coordinates: 43°15′23″N 5°33′52″E / 43.2564°N 5.5644°E / 43.2564; 5.5644Coordinates: 43°15′23″N 5°33′52″E / 43.2564°N 5.5644°E / 43.2564; 5.5644
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Marseille
Canton Aubagne-Est
Intercommunality Marseille Provence Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Giorgi
Area
 • Land1 3.45 km2 (1.33 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 6,999
 • Population2 density 2,000/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13119 / 13470
Dialling codes 0491
Elevation 180–380 m (590–1,250 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.

Carnoux-en-Provence is a commune northeast of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France. It was created in 1966 from the commune of Roquefort-la-Bédoule.

Camp de Carpiagne, the garrison for the 1st-11th Cuirassier Regiment armoured (tank) regiment of the French Army is found here.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1968 2,207 —    
1975 3,120 +41.4%
1982 5,149 +65.0%
1990 6,363 +23.6%
1999 7,042 +10.7%
2008 6,999 −0.6%

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