Saint-Martin-de-Crau

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Saint-Martin-de-Crau
ChurchStmartindecrau.jpg
Coat of arms of Saint-Martin-de-Crau
Coat of arms
Saint-Martin-de-Crau is located in France
Saint-Martin-de-Crau
Saint-Martin-de-Crau
Coordinates: 43°38′27″N 4°48′48″E / 43.6408°N 4.8133°E / 43.6408; 4.8133Coordinates: 43°38′27″N 4°48′48″E / 43.6408°N 4.8133°E / 43.6408; 4.8133
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Arles
Canton Arles-Est
Intercommunality Arles-Crau-Camargue-Montagnette
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Vulpian
Area1 214.87 km2 (82.96 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 10,979
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13097 / 13310
Elevation 2–447 m (6.6–1,466.5 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

Saint-Martin-de-Crau is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France. Inhabitants are called Saint-Martinois.

Population[edit]

Saint-Martin-de-Crau has the lowest population density of all communes in metropolitan France that have a population exceeding 10,000 inhabitants. With a land area of 214.87 km² (82.962 sq mi), it is the fifth-largest commune in geographic area in metropolitan France (after Arles, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Laruns, and Marseille).

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1881 1,099 —    
1886 1,316 +19.7%
1891 1,756 +33.4%
1896 1,315 −25.1%
1901 1,999 +52.0%
1911 2,264 +13.3%
1926 2,303 +1.7%
1931 2,487 +8.0%
1936 2,361 −5.1%
1946 2,487 +5.3%
1954 2,824 +13.6%
1962 3,075 +8.9%
1968 3,257 +5.9%
1975 5,551 +70.4%
1982 10,155 +82.9%
1990 11,040 +8.7%
1999 11,013 −0.2%
2008 10,979 −0.3%
Demographic evolution of Saint Martin de Crau
Crau in Saint Martin de Crau

Twin towns[edit]

Saint-Martin-de-Crau is twinned with:

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