Chamborigaud

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Chamborigaud
Viaduct of Chamborigaud, with Mont Lozère in the background
Viaduct of Chamborigaud, with Mont Lozère in the background
Coat of arms of Chamborigaud
Coat of arms
Chamborigaud is located in France
Chamborigaud
Chamborigaud
Coordinates: 44°18′07″N 3°58′43″E / 44.302°N 3.9786°E / 44.302; 3.9786Coordinates: 44°18′07″N 3°58′43″E / 44.302°N 3.9786°E / 44.302; 3.9786
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Gard
Arrondissement Alès
Canton Génolhac
Intercommunality Hautes Cévennes
Government
 • Mayor (2005–2008) Michel Boulat
Area
 • Land1 17.86 km2 (6.90 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 782
 • Population2 density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 30080 / 30530
Elevation 259–887 m (850–2,910 ft)
(avg. 329 m or 1,079 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.

Chamborigaud is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

The village is known for its stunning viaduct, designed by Charles Dombre, the construction of which ended in 1867. Unlike most other bridges of this type, the curve of the Viaduct of Chamborigaud faces upstream.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 695 —    
1821 923 +32.8%
1846 844 −8.6%
1872 1,363 +61.5%
1901 1,455 +6.7%
1926 1,513 +4.0%
1946 1,281 −15.3%
1962 1,313 +2.5%
1968 1,083 −17.5%
1975 869 −19.8%
1982 872 +0.3%
1990 716 −17.9%
1999 731 +2.1%
2008 782 +7.0%

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