Noves

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Not to be confused with Novés.
For other uses, see Nove (disambiguation).
Noves
Place Noves.JPG
Coat of arms of Noves
Coat of arms
Noves is located in France
Noves
Noves
Coordinates: 43°52′12″N 4°54′07″E / 43.87°N 4.902°E / 43.87; 4.902Coordinates: 43°52′12″N 4°54′07″E / 43.87°N 4.902°E / 43.87; 4.902
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Arles
Canton Châteaurenard
Intercommunality Rhône Alpilles Durance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Georges Jullien
Area1 27.92 km2 (10.78 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 5,106
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13066 / 13550
Elevation 32–105 m (105–344 ft)
(avg. 43 m or 141 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.

Noves is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,200 —    
1800 1,490 +24.2%
1806 1,262 −15.3%
1821 1,772 +40.4%
1831 1,908 +7.7%
1836 1,877 −1.6%
1841 1,927 +2.7%
1846 2,051 +6.4%
1851 2,161 +5.4%
1856 2,174 +0.6%
1861 2,130 −2.0%
1866 2,187 +2.7%
1872 2,200 +0.6%
1876 2,018 −8.3%
1881 2,064 +2.3%
1886 2,038 −1.3%
1891 2,111 +3.6%
1896 2,173 +2.9%
1901 2,260 +4.0%
1906 2,408 +6.5%
1911 2,494 +3.6%
1921 2,475 −0.8%
1926 2,642 +6.7%
1931 2,823 +6.9%
1936 2,929 +3.8%
1946 2,840 −3.0%
1954 2,984 +5.1%
1962 3,267 +9.5%
1968 3,579 +9.6%
1975 3,593 +0.4%
1982 3,693 +2.8%
1990 4,021 +8.9%
1999 4,440 +10.4%
2008 5,106 +15.0%

Sights[edit]

  • Church of Sainte Baudille, located in the site of a 3rd-century Palaeo-Christian worship area and of a Roman temple. The current building was built by will of the bishops of Avignon in the 10th century
  • Chapel of the White Penitents, built in the 12th century over a former synagogue.
  • Church of Notre-Dame de Piété, founded as a Franciscan hermitage in the 13th century. The current edifice dates to the 1630 and 1720s reconstructions.

Twin towns[edit]

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