Paradou

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Paradou
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Paradou
Coat of arms
Paradou is located in France
Paradou
Paradou
Coordinates: 43°43′16″N 4°47′17″E / 43.7211°N 4.7881°E / 43.7211; 4.7881Coordinates: 43°43′16″N 4°47′17″E / 43.7211°N 4.7881°E / 43.7211; 4.7881
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Arles
Canton Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
Intercommunality Vallée des Baux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Hilaire Seyverac
Area
 • Land1 16.15 km2 (6.24 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,290
 • Population2 density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13068 / 13520
Elevation 0–162 m (0–531 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.

Paradou (also: Le Paradou; Occitan Lo Parador) is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1800 488 —    
1806 456 −6.6%
1821 627 +37.5%
1831 617 −1.6%
1836 631 +2.3%
1841 650 +3.0%
1846 672 +3.4%
1851 669 −0.4%
1856 710 +6.1%
1861 782 +10.1%
1866 801 +2.4%
1872 713 −11.0%
1876 720 +1.0%
1881 678 −5.8%
1886 662 −2.4%
1891 583 −11.9%
1896 616 +5.7%
1901 605 −1.8%
1906 580 −4.1%
1911 622 +7.2%
1921 576 −7.4%
1926 510 −11.5%
1931 547 +7.3%
1936 520 −4.9%
1946 511 −1.7%
1954 516 +1.0%
1962 532 +3.1%
1968 526 −1.1%
1975 640 +21.7%
1982 809 +26.4%
1990 926 +14.5%
1999 1,162 +25.5%
2008 1,290 +11.0%

See also[edit]

Apses of the Church

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