Castries, Hérault

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Castries
Chateau
Chateau
Castries is located in France
Castries
Castries
Coordinates: 43°40′47″N 3°58′56″E / 43.6797°N 3.9822°E / 43.6797; 3.9822Coordinates: 43°40′47″N 3°58′56″E / 43.6797°N 3.9822°E / 43.6797; 3.9822
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Montpellier
Canton Castries
Intercommunality Montpellier
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilbert Pastor
Area
 • Land1 24.05 km2 (9.29 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 5,519
 • Population2 density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34058 / 34160
Elevation 20–154 m (66–505 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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.

Castries (Occitan: Càstias) is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France.

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Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 511 —    
1800 558 +9.2%
1806 615 +10.2%
1821 787 +28.0%
1831 715 −9.1%
1836 798 +11.6%
1841 954 +19.5%
1846 1,017 +6.6%
1851 1,126 +10.7%
1856 1,150 +2.1%
1861 1,213 +5.5%
1866 1,386 +14.3%
1872 1,415 +2.1%
1876 1,212 −14.3%
1881 1,044 −13.9%
1886 1,080 +3.4%
1891 1,168 +8.1%
1896 1,280 +9.6%
1901 1,339 +4.6%
1906 1,336 −0.2%
1911 1,242 −7.0%
1921 1,368 +10.1%
1926 1,364 −0.3%
1931 1,430 +4.8%
1936 1,234 −13.7%
1946 1,090 −11.7%
1954 1,247 +14.4%
1962 1,368 +9.7%
1968 1,791 +30.9%
1975 2,461 +37.4%
1982 3,419 +38.9%
1990 3,992 +16.8%
1999 5,146 +28.9%
2008 5,519 +7.2%

Sights[edit]

  • Château de Castries. There is also a stone aqueduct which originally supplied water to the chateau.

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