Le Gast

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Le Gast
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Le Gast is located in France
Le Gast
Le Gast
Coordinates: 48°47′48″N 1°04′30″W / 48.7967°N 1.075°W / 48.7967; -1.075Coordinates: 48°47′48″N 1°04′30″W / 48.7967°N 1.075°W / 48.7967; -1.075
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Vire
Canton Saint-Sever-Calvados
Intercommunality Intercom Séverine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Rondel
Area
 • Land1 12.74 km2 (4.92 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 251
 • Population2 density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14296 / 14380
Elevation 202–347 m (663–1,138 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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.

Le Gast is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 957 —    
1800 809 −15.5%
1806 976 +20.6%
1821 983 +0.7%
1831 979 −0.4%
1836 1,013 +3.5%
1841 993 −2.0%
1846 986 −0.7%
1851 960 −2.6%
1856 860 −10.4%
1861 839 −2.4%
1866 889 +6.0%
1872 878 −1.2%
1876 882 +0.5%
1881 840 −4.8%
1886 806 −4.0%
1891 725 −10.0%
1896 748 +3.2%
1901 723 −3.3%
1906 676 −6.5%
1911 677 +0.1%
1921 566 −16.4%
1926 644 +13.8%
1931 700 +8.7%
1936 766 +9.4%
1946 603 −21.3%
1954 623 +3.3%
1962 529 −15.1%
1968 473 −10.6%
1975 417 −11.8%
1982 311 −25.4%
1990 252 −19.0%
1999 255 +1.2%
2008 251 −1.6%

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