Ginestas

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Ginestas
Bridge over the Canal du Midi
Bridge over the Canal du Midi
Coat of arms of Ginestas
Coat of arms
Ginestas is located in France
Ginestas
Ginestas
Coordinates: 43°16′09″N 2°52′21″E / 43.2692°N 2.8725°E / 43.2692; 2.8725Coordinates: 43°16′09″N 2°52′21″E / 43.2692°N 2.8725°E / 43.2692; 2.8725
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Narbonne
Canton Ginestas
Intercommunality Canal du Midi en Minervois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Compe
Area1 9.50 km2 (3.67 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,337
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11164 / 11120
Elevation 30–115 m (98–377 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.

Ginestas (Occitan: Ginestars) is a commune of the Aude department in southern France.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 879 —    
1968 981 +11.6%
1975 769 −21.6%
1982 740 −3.8%
1990 887 +19.9%
1999 1,059 +19.4%
2008 1,337 +26.3%

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