Conqueyrac

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Conqueyrac
Coat of arms of Conqueyrac
Coat of arms
Conqueyrac is located in France
Conqueyrac
Conqueyrac
Coordinates: 43°56′51″N 3°54′33″E / 43.9475°N 3.9092°E / 43.9475; 3.9092Coordinates: 43°56′51″N 3°54′33″E / 43.9475°N 3.9092°E / 43.9475; 3.9092
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Gard
Arrondissement Le Vigan
Canton Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort
Intercommunality Cévennes-Garrigues
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Marc Le Fraper Du Hellen
Area
 • Land1 27.18 km2 (10.49 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 104
 • Population2 density 3.8/km2 (9.9/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 30093 / 30170
Elevation 100–368 m (328–1,207 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 75 —    
1968 83 +10.7%
1975 82 −1.2%
1982 123 +50.0%
1990 133 +8.1%
1999 122 −8.3%
2008 104 −14.8%

Temperature record[edit]

Conqueyrac is noted for holding, together with Saint-Christol-lès-Alès, the record for the hottest temperature ever recorded in France. A temperature of 44.1 degrees celsius was recorded on the 12th of August 2003 - during the 2003 European heat wave.[1]

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