Saint-Maximin, Gard

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Saint-Maximin
Saint-Maximin is located in France
Saint-Maximin
Saint-Maximin
Coordinates: 43°59′42″N 4°27′05″E / 43.995°N 4.4514°E / 43.995; 4.4514Coordinates: 43°59′42″N 4°27′05″E / 43.995°N 4.4514°E / 43.995; 4.4514
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Gard
Arrondissement Nîmes
Canton Uzès
Intercommunality Uzège
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Luc Boisson
Area
 • Land1 9.9 km2 (3.8 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 645
 • Population2 density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 30286 / 30700
Elevation 40–202 m (131–663 ft)
(avg. 61 m or 200 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-Maximin is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 243 —    
1968 255 +4.9%
1975 278 +9.0%
1982 393 +41.4%
1990 628 +59.8%
1999 630 +0.3%
2008 645 +2.4%

Personalities[edit]

The poet and dramatist Jean Racine stayed in Saint-Maximin in 1661 and 1662. He went there with his maternal uncle, Antoine Sconin, vicar general of Uzès.

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