Roquefort-la-Bédoule

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Roquefort-la-Bédoule
St. Roseline
St. Roseline
Coat of arms of Roquefort-la-Bédoule
Coat of arms
Roquefort-la-Bédoule is located in France
Roquefort-la-Bédoule
Roquefort-la-Bédoule
Coordinates: 43°14′54″N 5°35′29″E / 43.2483°N 5.5914°E / 43.2483; 5.5914Coordinates: 43°14′54″N 5°35′29″E / 43.2483°N 5.5914°E / 43.2483; 5.5914
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Marseille
Canton Aubagne-Est
Intercommunality Marseille Provence Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jérôme Orgeas
Area1 31.15 km2 (12.03 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 5,038
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13085 / 13830
Dialling codes 0491
Elevation 158–567 m (518–1,860 ft)
(avg. 276 m or 906 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.

Roquefort-la-Bédoule is a commune in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France. Its inhabitants are called Bédoulens.

Geography[edit]

It is situated north of Cassis, Ceyreste and La Cadière-d'Azur, but south of Aubagne, Gémenos and Cuges-les-Pins and east of Carnoux-en-Provence and west of Castellet.

History[edit]

It was founded during the 7th century.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 430 —    
1800 359 −16.5%
1806 419 +16.7%
1821 448 +6.9%
1831 395 −11.8%
1836 394 −0.3%
1841 400 +1.5%
1846 429 +7.3%
1851 459 +7.0%
1856 492 +7.2%
1861 535 +8.7%
1866 546 +2.1%
1872 600 +9.9%
1876 648 +8.0%
1881 787 +21.5%
1886 888 +12.8%
1891 1,075 +21.1%
1896 1,333 +24.0%
1901 1,904 +42.8%
1906 2,167 +13.8%
1911 2,002 −7.6%
1921 1,814 −9.4%
1926 1,859 +2.5%
1931 1,848 −0.6%
1936 1,515 −18.0%
1946 1,120 −26.1%
1954 1,231 +9.9%
1962 1,635 +32.8%
1968 1,770 +8.3%
1975 2,384 +34.7%
1982 3,355 +40.7%
1990 4,162 +24.1%
1999 4,733 +13.7%
2008 5,038 +6.4%

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