La Bruguière

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La Bruguière
Coat of arms of La Bruguière
Coat of arms
La Bruguière is located in France
La Bruguière
La Bruguière
Coordinates: 44°06′43″N 4°24′48″E / 44.1119°N 4.4133°E / 44.1119; 4.4133Coordinates: 44°06′43″N 4°24′48″E / 44.1119°N 4.4133°E / 44.1119; 4.4133
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Gard
Arrondissement Nîmes
Canton Lussan
Intercommunality Grand Lussan
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Reboulet
Area
 • Land1 16.43 km2 (6.34 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 284
 • Population2 density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 30056 / 30580
Elevation 228–320 m (748–1,050 ft)
(avg. 274 m or 899 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.

La Bruguière is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Equidistant from the Cévennes and from the Mediterranean ocean, between the rivers of the Cèze and the Gardon, close to the larger cities of Avignon, Nimes and Alès, as well as Uzès, the village has been a historical center in the region for centuries. La Bruguière is essentially an agricultural village despite its small touristic interest. It has a population of 304 inhabitants.source?

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1999 182 —    
2008 284 +56.0%

Administration[edit]

Period Identity Party
Elected in March 2001, reelected in 2008 Michel Reboulet Miscellaneous left|

Places and Monuments[edit]

  • Belfry mounted on a 12th-century Roman tower.
  • Maze of little alleys surrounding the old village.
  • 4 old stone wash-houses.

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