Lauroux

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Lauroux
Village Lauroux.jpg
Lauroux is located in France
Lauroux
Lauroux
Coordinates: 43°46′43″N 3°17′24″E / 43.7786°N 3.29°E / 43.7786; 3.29Coordinates: 43°46′43″N 3°17′24″E / 43.7786°N 3.29°E / 43.7786; 3.29
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Lodève
Canton Lodève
Intercommunality Lodévois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Pailloux
Area
 • Land1 26.42 km2 (10.20 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 201
 • Population2 density 7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34132 / 34700
Elevation 212–845 m (696–2,772 ft)
(avg. 310 m or 1,020 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.

Lauroux is a commune in the Hérault département in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.

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History[edit]

The Dominican inquisitor Bernardus Guidonis died in the castle.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1883 338 —    
1926 230 −32.0%
1962 125 −45.7%
1968 140 +12.0%
1975 151 +7.9%
1982 152 +0.7%
1990 149 −2.0%
1999 172 +15.4%
2008 201 +16.9%

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