La Cavalerie

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La Cavalerie
Restored ramparts
Restored ramparts
La Cavalerie is located in France
La Cavalerie
La Cavalerie
Coordinates: 44°00′35″N 3°09′36″E / 44.0097°N 3.16°E / 44.0097; 3.16Coordinates: 44°00′35″N 3°09′36″E / 44.0097°N 3.16°E / 44.0097; 3.16
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Aveyron
Arrondissement Millau
Canton Nant
Intercommunality Larzac Dourbie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Muret
Area1 40.56 km2 (15.66 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,021
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 12063 / 12230
Elevation 764–892 m (2,507–2,927 ft)
(avg. 800 m or 2,600 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 Cavalerie is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France. During the 1970s it became the focal point of peasant resistance to the proposed extension of the Larzac military training base, just to the north.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1968 734 —    
1975 748 +1.9%
1982 900 +20.3%
1990 701 −22.1%
1999 813 +16.0%
2008 1,021 +25.6%

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