Octon, Hérault

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Octon
Octon place.JPG
Coat of arms of Octon
Coat of arms
Octon is located in France
Octon
Octon
Coordinates: 43°39′18″N 3°18′12″E / 43.655°N 3.3033°E / 43.655; 3.3033Coordinates: 43°39′18″N 3°18′12″E / 43.655°N 3.3033°E / 43.655; 3.3033
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Lodève
Canton Lunas
Intercommunality Clermontais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Coste
Area
 • Land1 21.81 km2 (8.42 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 427
 • Population2 density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34186 / 34800
Elevation 134–700 m (440–2,297 ft)
(avg. 125 m or 410 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.

Octon is a commune in the Hérault department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 220 —    
1968 253 +15.0%
1975 220 −13.0%
1982 243 +10.5%
1990 350 +44.0%
1999 397 +13.4%
2008 427 +7.6%

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References[edit]

Market in Octon 2012