Poilhes

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Poilhes
Houseboat on the Canal du Midi
Houseboat on the Canal du Midi
Coat of arms of Poilhes
Coat of arms
Poilhes is located in France
Poilhes
Poilhes
Coordinates: 43°18′30″N 3°04′40″E / 43.3083°N 3.0778°E / 43.3083; 3.0778Coordinates: 43°18′30″N 3°04′40″E / 43.3083°N 3.0778°E / 43.3083; 3.0778
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Capestang
Intercommunality Canal Lirou
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Viguier
Area
 • Land1 5.95 km2 (2.30 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 514
 • Population2 density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34206 / 34310
Elevation 0–115 m (0–377 ft)
(avg. 33 m or 108 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 110 —    
1800 147 +33.6%
1806 119 −19.0%
1821 141 +18.5%
1831 155 +9.9%
1836 147 −5.2%
1841 203 +38.1%
1846 219 +7.9%
1851 241 +10.0%
1856 215 −10.8%
1861 226 +5.1%
1866 230 +1.8%
1872 240 +4.3%
1876 292 +21.7%
1881 353 +20.9%
1886 390 +10.5%
1891 439 +12.6%
1896 557 +26.9%
1901 623 +11.8%
1906 624 +0.2%
1911 507 −18.8%
1921 535 +5.5%
1926 524 −2.1%
1931 534 +1.9%
1936 495 −7.3%
1946 482 −2.6%
1954 443 −8.1%
1962 506 +14.2%
1968 504 −0.4%
1975 405 −19.6%
1982 451 +11.4%
1990 517 +14.6%
1999 507 −1.9%
2008 514 +1.4%

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