Maraussan

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Maraussan
Maraussan le Vieux Village.jpg
Coat of arms of Maraussan
Coat of arms
Maraussan is located in France
Maraussan
Maraussan
Coordinates: 43°22′03″N 3°09′31″E / 43.3675°N 3.1586°E / 43.3675; 3.1586Coordinates: 43°22′03″N 3°09′31″E / 43.3675°N 3.1586°E / 43.3675; 3.1586
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Béziers-3
Intercommunality Domitienne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Pesce
Area1 12.37 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,448
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34148 / 34370
Elevation 8–92 m (26–302 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 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.

Maraussan is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France.

It lies approximately 8 km northwest of Béziers, on route D14 ( Av de Béziers ), a busy route for commuters to Béziers.

Chateau Perdiguier lies just outside the town on the cross road D39 (Route de Tarbaka) leading down to the river Orb.

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Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,595 —    
1968 1,655 +3.8%
1975 2,088 +26.2%
1982 2,154 +3.2%
1990 2,336 +8.4%
1999 2,782 +19.1%
2008 3,448 +23.9%

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