Le Rove

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Le Rove
The Niolon Cove, in Le Rove
The Niolon Cove, in Le Rove
Coat of arms of Le Rove
Coat of arms
Le Rove is located in France
Le Rove
Le Rove
Coordinates: 43°22′09″N 5°15′01″E / 43.3692°N 5.2503°E / 43.3692; 5.2503Coordinates: 43°22′09″N 5°15′01″E / 43.3692°N 5.2503°E / 43.3692; 5.2503
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Istres
Canton Châteauneuf-Côte-Bleue
Intercommunality Marseille Provence Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Georges Rosso
Area1 23 km2 (9 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 4,174
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13110 / 13740
Elevation 0–263 m (0–863 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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 Rove is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.

The Rove Tunnel, the world's longest canal tunnel, is situated near the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1836 844 —    
1841 880 +4.3%
1846 1,074 +22.0%
1851 849 −20.9%
1856 816 −3.9%
1861 875 +7.2%
1866 820 −6.3%
1872 790 −3.7%
1876 755 −4.4%
1881 729 −3.4%
1886 661 −9.3%
1891 726 +9.8%
1896 742 +2.2%
1901 704 −5.1%
1906 747 +6.1%
1911 2,122 +184.1%
1921 678 −68.0%
1926 688 +1.5%
1931 869 +26.3%
1936 485 −44.2%
1946 516 +6.4%
1954 705 +36.6%
1962 1,186 +68.2%
1968 1,709 +44.1%
1975 2,233 +30.7%
1982 2,707 +21.2%
1990 3,429 +26.7%
1999 4,005 +16.8%
2008 4,174 +4.2%

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