Gréasque

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Gréasque
Headframe of the Hély d'Oissel coal mine, registered as an historic monument in 1989
Headframe of the Hély d'Oissel coal mine, registered as an historic monument in 1989
Coat of arms of Gréasque
Coat of arms
Gréasque is located in France
Gréasque
Gréasque
Coordinates: 43°25′50″N 5°32′21″E / 43.4306°N 5.5392°E / 43.4306; 5.5392Coordinates: 43°25′50″N 5°32′21″E / 43.4306°N 5.5392°E / 43.4306; 5.5392
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Marseille
Canton Roquevaire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Suzanne Maurel-Chordi
Area1 6.15 km2 (2.37 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,948
 • Density 640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13046 / 13850
Dialling codes 0442
Elevation 276–385 m (906–1,263 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.

Gréasque is a commune northeast of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France. It was traditionally a mining town.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 202 —    
1800 209 +3.5%
1806 240 +14.8%
1821 259 +7.9%
1831 310 +19.7%
1836 298 −3.9%
1841 371 +24.5%
1846 402 +8.4%
1851 466 +15.9%
1856 485 +4.1%
1861 557 +14.8%
1866 685 +23.0%
1872 802 +17.1%
1876 854 +6.5%
1881 903 +5.7%
1886 831 −8.0%
1891 821 −1.2%
1896 775 −5.6%
1901 815 +5.2%
1906 792 −2.8%
1911 849 +7.2%
1921 1,172 +38.0%
1926 1,806 +54.1%
1931 1,898 +5.1%
1936 1,671 −12.0%
1946 1,742 +4.2%
1954 2,053 +17.9%
1962 2,073 +1.0%
1968 2,309 +11.4%
1975 2,439 +5.6%
1982 2,674 +9.6%
1990 3,081 +15.2%
1999 3,576 +16.1%
2008 3,948 +10.4%

The inhabitants are called Gréasquéens.

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