Celles, Hérault

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Celles
Celles
Celles
Celles is located in France
Celles
Celles
Coordinates: 43°39′41″N 3°20′27″E / 43.6614°N 3.3408°E / 43.6614; 3.3408Coordinates: 43°39′41″N 3°20′27″E / 43.6614°N 3.3408°E / 43.6614; 3.3408
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Lodève
Canton Clermont-l'Hérault
Intercommunality non
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joëlle Goudal Brandalac
Area
 • Land1 7.56 km2 (2.92 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 24
 • Population2 density 3.2/km2 (8.2/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34072 / 34700
Elevation 89–350 m (292–1,148 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Celles is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France.

Map

The original village sits on the bank of Lac du Salagou. The French authorities are allowing this village to decay and all buildings except the town hall and the church are in ruins. It is a popular place for fishing and picnics.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Celles, Hérault
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008
Population 50 29 5 10 14 20 24

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