Roquessels

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Roquessels
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Coat of arms of Roquessels
Coat of arms
Roquessels is located in France
Roquessels
Roquessels
Coordinates: 43°33′10″N 3°13′27″E / 43.5528°N 3.2242°E / 43.5528; 3.2242Coordinates: 43°33′10″N 3°13′27″E / 43.5528°N 3.2242°E / 43.5528; 3.2242
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Roujan
Intercommunality Framps 909
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Buisson
Area
 • Land1 89.8 km2 (34.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 129
 • Population2 density 1.4/km2 (3.7/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34234 / 34320
Elevation 138–440 m (453–1,444 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 110 —    
1968 112 +1.8%
1975 115 +2.7%
1982 97 −15.7%
1990 123 +26.8%
1999 123 +0.0%
2008 129 +4.9%

Inhabitants of Roquessels are called Roquesselois

Sights[edit]

Above the village stands the ruined mediaeval castle, the Château de Roquessels. The castle chapel still stands and is a listed historic site.

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