Coursan

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Coursan
Coursan, Eglise Notre-Dame 1.jpg
Coat of arms of Coursan
Coat of arms
Coursan is located in France
Coursan
Coursan
Coordinates: 43°13′57″N 3°03′32″E / 43.2325°N 3.0589°E / 43.2325; 3.0589Coordinates: 43°13′57″N 3°03′32″E / 43.2325°N 3.0589°E / 43.2325; 3.0589
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Narbonne
Canton Coursan
Intercommunality Narbonnaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilbert Pla (PCF)
Area
 • Land1 24.61 km2 (9.50 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Population2 6,124
 • Population2 density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11106 / 11110
Elevation 0–14 m (0–46 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.

Coursan is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

It is 7 km from Narbonne on the Aude. There is a bridge built in the fifteenth century, over which passes the RN9 road. The town has a church from the same period which is in the course of being restored.

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 1,440 —    
1800 1,436 −0.3%
1806 1,414 −1.5%
1821 1,630 +15.3%
1831 1,761 +8.0%
1836 1,850 +5.1%
1841 2,022 +9.3%
1846 2,040 +0.9%
1851 2,172 +6.5%
1856 2,231 +2.7%
1861 2,154 −3.5%
1866 2,447 +13.6%
1872 2,538 +3.7%
1876 2,709 +6.7%
1881 3,458 +27.6%
1886 3,786 +9.5%
1891 3,847 +1.6%
1896 3,767 −2.1%
1901 3,829 +1.6%
1906 3,802 −0.7%
1911 3,793 −0.2%
1921 4,121 +8.6%
1926 4,273 +3.7%
1931 4,438 +3.9%
1936 3,589 −19.1%
1946 3,271 −8.9%
1954 3,228 −1.3%
1962 3,212 −0.5%
1968 3,366 +4.8%
1975 3,334 −1.0%
1982 4,021 +20.6%
1990 5,137 +27.8%
1999 5,241 +2.0%
2008 6,124 +16.8%

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