Colombières-sur-Orb

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Colombières-sur-Orb
Saint-Pierre Church
Saint-Pierre Church
Coat of arms of Colombières-sur-Orb
Coat of arms
Colombières-sur-Orb is located in France
Colombières-sur-Orb
Colombières-sur-Orb
Coordinates: 43°34′52″N 3°00′38″E / 43.5811°N 3.0106°E / 43.5811; 3.0106Coordinates: 43°34′52″N 3°00′38″E / 43.5811°N 3.0106°E / 43.5811; 3.0106
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Olargues
Intercommunality Orb et Jaur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Luc Barthes
Area
 • Land1 8.11 km2 (3.13 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 452
 • Population2 density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34080 / 34390
Elevation 132–1,008 m (433–3,307 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.

Colombières-sur-Orb is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France.

Map

The communal territory is home to a castle and the Gorges de Colombières, part of the Haut-Languedoc Regional Park, which includes prehistoric traces of troglodytes.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1831 800 —    
1861 622 −22.3%
1891 506 −18.6%
1921 349 −31.0%
1926 351 +0.6%
1931 308 −12.3%
1936 320 +3.9%
1946 292 −8.8%
1954 251 −14.0%
1962 259 +3.2%
1968 266 +2.7%
1975 270 +1.5%
1982 339 +25.6%
1990 397 +17.1%
1999 417 +5.0%
2008 452 +8.4%

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