Coudoux

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Coudoux
The Canal de Marseille enters a tunnel near Coudoux
The Canal de Marseille enters a tunnel near Coudoux
Coat of arms of Coudoux
Coat of arms
Coudoux is located in France
Coudoux
Coudoux
Coordinates: 43°33′31″N 5°14′57″E / 43.5586°N 5.2492°E / 43.5586; 5.2492Coordinates: 43°33′31″N 5°14′57″E / 43.5586°N 5.2492°E / 43.5586; 5.2492
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Aix-en-Provence
Canton Pélissanne
Intercommunality Pays d'Aix
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Barret
Area1 12.65 km2 (4.88 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,392
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13118 / 13111
Elevation 40–277 m (131–909 ft)
(avg. 103 m or 338 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.

Coudoux is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.

Location[edit]

It is 17 km (11 mi) away from Aix-en-Provence, 20 km (12 mi) away from Salon-de-Provence, and nearly 40 km (25 mi) away from Marseille. As for villages, it is 3 km (1.9 mi) away from Velaux, 4 km (2.5 mi) away from La Fare-les-Oliviers, 5 km (3.1 mi) away from Ventabren and about 10 km (6.2 mi) away from Éguilles.

History[edit]

As early as the 16th century, there were two hamlets, "Petit Coudoux" (Small Coudoux) and "Grand Coudoux" (Big Coudoux). However, these were affiliated to Ventabren and it was only in 1950 that Coudoux was made a village in its own right.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1954 457 —    
1962 579 +26.7%
1968 880 +52.0%
1975 1,042 +18.4%
1982 2,228 +113.8%
1990 2,360 +5.9%
1999 2,868 +21.5%
2008 3,392 +18.3%

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