Rousson, Gard

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Rousson
Coat of arms of Rousson
Coat of arms
Rousson is located in France
Rousson
Rousson
Coordinates: 44°10′47″N 4°09′03″E / 44.1797°N 4.1508°E / 44.1797; 4.1508Coordinates: 44°10′47″N 4°09′03″E / 44.1797°N 4.1508°E / 44.1797; 4.1508
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Gard
Arrondissement Alès
Canton Alès-Nord-Est
Intercommunality Vivre en Cévennes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Bertrand
Area1 32.57 km2 (12.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,540
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 30223 / 30340
Elevation 136–535 m (446–1,755 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

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

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 670 —    
1821 931 +39.0%
1846 1,341 +44.0%
1872 1,313 −2.1%
1901 1,356 +3.3%
1926 1,395 +2.9%
1946 1,257 −9.9%
1962 1,232 −2.0%
1968 1,389 +12.7%
1975 1,719 +23.8%
1982 2,271 +32.1%
1990 3,164 +39.3%
1999 3,019 −4.6%
2008 3,540 +17.3%

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