Portes, Gard

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Portes
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Portes
Coat of arms
Portes is located in France
Portes
Portes
Coordinates: 44°16′17″N 4°01′15″E / 44.2714°N 4.0208°E / 44.2714; 4.0208Coordinates: 44°16′17″N 4°01′15″E / 44.2714°N 4.0208°E / 44.2714; 4.0208
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Gard
Arrondissement Alès
Canton Génolhac
Intercommunality Pays Grand’Combien
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Doussières
Area
 • Land1 14.42 km2 (5.57 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 362
 • Population2 density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 30203 / 30530
Elevation 279–735 m (915–2,411 ft)
(avg. 550 m or 1,800 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.

Portes is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 1,351 —    
1800 1,353 +0.1%
1806 1,385 +2.4%
1821 1,450 +4.7%
1831 939 −35.2%
1836 935 −0.4%
1841 945 +1.1%
1846 1,126 +19.2%
1851 1,169 +3.8%
1856 2,983 +155.2%
1861 2,512 −15.8%
1866 2,072 −17.5%
1872 1,128 −45.6%
1876 1,271 +12.7%
1881 1,142 −10.1%
1886 1,147 +0.4%
1891 1,189 +3.7%
1896 1,253 +5.4%
1901 1,103 −12.0%
1906 1,109 +0.5%
1911 1,108 −0.1%
1921 924 −16.6%
1926 979 +6.0%
1931 975 −0.4%
1936 930 −4.6%
1946 903 −2.9%
1954 787 −12.8%
1962 785 −0.3%
1968 579 −26.2%
1975 388 −33.0%
1982 369 −4.9%
1990 313 −15.2%
1999 310 −1.0%
2008 362 +16.8%

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