Caux-et-Sauzens

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Caux-et-Sauzens
Caux-et-Sauzens.jpg
Coat of arms of Caux-et-Sauzens
Coat of arms
Caux-et-Sauzens is located in France
Caux-et-Sauzens
Caux-et-Sauzens
Coordinates: 43°13′36″N 2°15′23″E / 43.2267°N 2.2564°E / 43.2267; 2.2564Coordinates: 43°13′36″N 2°15′23″E / 43.2267°N 2.2564°E / 43.2267; 2.2564
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Carcassonne
Canton Alzonne
Intercommunality Carcassonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Angel Esteban
Area
 • Land1 9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 774
 • Population2 density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11084 / 11170
Elevation 103–177 m (338–581 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

Caux-et-Sauzens is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

Located 8 kilometres west of Carcassonne between the Montagne Noire and Malepère, at the crossroads of the old Roman roads to Toulouse and from Foix towards Ariège and Spain. The Canal du Midi runs between the Village of Caux and the Hamlet of Sauzens. Its inhabitants are known as Cauxois.

History[edit]

The hamlet of Sauzens and the village Caux joined to form Caux et Sauzens during the French revolution in 1791.

Population[edit]

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 508 —    
1800 504 −0.8%
1806 531 +5.4%
1821 507 −4.5%
1831 465 −8.3%
1836 487 +4.7%
1841 488 +0.2%
1846 493 +1.0%
1851 508 +3.0%
1856 496 −2.4%
1861 446 −10.1%
1866 422 −5.4%
1872 432 +2.4%
1876 422 −2.3%
1881 520 +23.2%
1886 540 +3.8%
1891 527 −2.4%
1896 553 +4.9%
1901 551 −0.4%
1906 556 +0.9%
1911 522 −6.1%
1921 503 −3.6%
1926 524 +4.2%
1931 556 +6.1%
1936 505 −9.2%
1946 507 +0.4%
1954 510 +0.6%
1962 450 −11.8%
1968 429 −4.7%
1975 516 +20.3%
1982 594 +15.1%
1990 705 +18.7%
1999 739 +4.8%
2009 776 +5.0%

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