Gruissan

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Gruissan
Historical city centre with the ruin of the Barberousse tower
Historical city centre with the ruin of the Barberousse tower
Coat of arms of Gruissan
Coat of arms
Gruissan is located in France
Gruissan
Gruissan
Coordinates: 43°06′28″N 3°05′20″E / 43.1078°N 3.0889°E / 43.1078; 3.0889Coordinates: 43°06′28″N 3°05′20″E / 43.1078°N 3.0889°E / 43.1078; 3.0889
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Narbonne
Canton Coursan
Intercommunality Narbonnaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Didier Codorniou
Area
 • Land1 43.65 km2 (16.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 4,410
 • Population2 density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11170 / 11430
Elevation 0–200 m (0–656 ft)
(avg. 2 m or 6.6 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,200 —    
1968 1,258 +4.8%
1975 1,269 +0.9%
1982 1,594 +25.6%
1990 2,170 +36.1%
1999 3,091 +42.4%
2004 3,531 +14.2%
2008 4,410 +24.9%

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