Cornus, Aveyron

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Cornus
Tour de l'Aiguillon
Tour de l'Aiguillon
Coat of arms of Cornus
Coat of arms
Cornus is located in France
Cornus
Cornus
Coordinates: 43°54′11″N 3°10′46″E / 43.9031°N 3.1794°E / 43.9031; 3.1794Coordinates: 43°54′11″N 3°10′46″E / 43.9031°N 3.1794°E / 43.9031; 3.1794
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Aveyron
Arrondissement Millau
Canton Cornus
Intercommunality Larzac-Templier Causses et Vallées
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christophe Laborie (PR)
Area1 92.74 km2 (35.81 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 514
 • Density 5.5/km2 (14/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 12077 / 12540
Elevation 496–887 m (1,627–2,910 ft)
(avg. 630 m or 2,070 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.

Cornus is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune lies on the causse du Larzac.

The village lies in the valley of the Dèvre, a tributary of the Sorgues, which has its source in the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 540 —    
1968 513 −5.0%
1975 510 −0.6%
1982 434 −14.9%
1990 345 −20.5%
1999 364 +5.5%
2008 514 +41.2%

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