Riols

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Riols
Old bridge over the Jaur
Old bridge over the Jaur
Coat of arms of Riols
Coat of arms
Riols is located in France
Riols
Riols
Coordinates: 43°30′21″N 2°47′34″E / 43.5058°N 2.7928°E / 43.5058; 2.7928Coordinates: 43°30′21″N 2°47′34″E / 43.5058°N 2.7928°E / 43.5058; 2.7928
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Saint-Pons-de-Thomières
Intercommunality Pays Saint-Ponais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Tailhades
Area1 56.02 km2 (21.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 705
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34229 / 34220
Elevation 253–1,060 m (830–3,478 ft)
(avg. 249 m or 817 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.

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

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 571 —    
1968 664 +16.3%
1975 523 −21.2%
1982 646 +23.5%
1990 655 +1.4%
1999 684 +4.4%
2008 705 +3.1%

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