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 of Colombières-sur-Orb
Year 1831 1861 1891 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962
Population 800 622 506 349 351 308 320 292 251 259
Year 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008
Population 270 339 397 417 452

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