La Fare-les-Oliviers

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La Fare-les-Oliviers
Sainte-Rosalie chapel
Sainte-Rosalie chapel
Coat of arms of La Fare-les-Oliviers
Coat of arms
La Fare-les-Oliviers is located in France
La Fare-les-Oliviers
La Fare-les-Oliviers
Coordinates: 43°33′09″N 5°11′42″E / 43.5525°N 5.195°E / 43.5525; 5.195Coordinates: 43°33′09″N 5°11′42″E / 43.5525°N 5.195°E / 43.5525; 5.195
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Aix-en-Provence
Canton Pélissanne
Intercommunality Salon-Étang de Berre-Durance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Olivier Guirou
Area1 13.98 km2 (5.40 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 6,526
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13037 / 13580
Elevation 27–223 m (89–732 ft)
(avg. 53 m or 174 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 Fare-les-Oliviers is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.

Location[edit]

It is close to Aix-en-Provence and Salon-de-Provence.

History[edit]

A castle, Castellas, was built in the 10th century.

In the 18th century, a pavilion was built in the centre of the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 980 —    
1800 1,069 +9.1%
1806 1,129 +5.6%
1821 1,208 +7.0%
1831 909 −24.8%
1836 1,293 +42.2%
1841 1,260 −2.6%
1846 1,316 +4.4%
1851 1,308 −0.6%
1856 1,329 +1.6%
1861 1,380 +3.8%
1866 1,372 −0.6%
1872 1,272 −7.3%
1876 1,176 −7.5%
1881 1,129 −4.0%
1886 1,193 +5.7%
1891 1,080 −9.5%
1896 1,084 +0.4%
1901 1,066 −1.7%
1906 1,022 −4.1%
1911 954 −6.7%
1921 887 −7.0%
1926 951 +7.2%
1931 1,149 +20.8%
1936 1,160 +1.0%
1946 1,329 +14.6%
1954 1,680 +26.4%
1962 2,370 +41.1%
1968 2,747 +15.9%
1975 3,526 +28.4%
1982 5,043 +43.0%
1990 6,095 +20.9%
1999 6,334 +3.9%
2008 6,526 +3.0%

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