Espalion

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Espalion
Pont-Vieux
Pont-Vieux
Coat of arms of Espalion
Coat of arms
Espalion is located in France
Espalion
Espalion
Coordinates: 44°31′14″N 2°45′41″E / 44.5206°N 2.7614°E / 44.5206; 2.7614Coordinates: 44°31′14″N 2°45′41″E / 44.5206°N 2.7614°E / 44.5206; 2.7614
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Aveyron
Arrondissement Rodez
Canton Espalion
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilbert Cayron
Area1 36.60 km2 (14.13 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 4,477
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 12096 / 12500
Elevation 338–420 m (1,109–1,378 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.

Espalion (Occitan: Espaliu) is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,529 —    
1968 3,881 +10.0%
1975 4,422 +13.9%
1982 4,733 +7.0%
1990 4,614 −2.5%
1999 4,360 −5.5%
2006 4,511 +3.5%
2008 4,447 −1.4%

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