Poussan

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Poussan
Castle
Castle
Coat of arms of Poussan
Coat of arms
Poussan is located in France
Poussan
Poussan
Coordinates: 43°29′22″N 3°40′15″E / 43.4894°N 3.6708°E / 43.4894; 3.6708Coordinates: 43°29′22″N 3°40′15″E / 43.4894°N 3.6708°E / 43.4894; 3.6708
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Montpellier
Canton Frontignan
Intercommunality Bassin de Thau
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jacques Adge
Area
 • Land1 30.08 km2 (11.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 4,821
 • Population2 density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34213 / 34560
Elevation 0–286 m (0–938 ft)
(avg. 2 m or 6.6 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.
General view from southeast.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,319 —    
1800 1,483 +12.4%
1806 1,649 +11.2%
1821 1,764 +7.0%
1831 1,916 +8.6%
1836 1,827 −4.6%
1841 1,931 +5.7%
1846 1,986 +2.8%
1851 1,990 +0.2%
1856 1,959 −1.6%
1861 2,066 +5.5%
1866 2,245 +8.7%
1872 2,261 +0.7%
1876 2,333 +3.2%
1881 1,958 −16.1%
1886 1,910 −2.5%
1891 2,055 +7.6%
1896 2,313 +12.6%
1901 2,416 +4.5%
1906 2,226 −7.9%
1911 2,046 −8.1%
1921 2,067 +1.0%
1926 1,943 −6.0%
1931 1,911 −1.6%
1936 1,753 −8.3%
1946 1,430 −18.4%
1954 1,568 +9.7%
1962 1,625 +3.6%
1968 1,894 +16.6%
1975 2,103 +11.0%
1982 2,728 +29.7%
1990 3,505 +28.5%
1999 4,044 +15.4%
2008 4,821 +19.2%

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