Saint-Victor-la-Coste

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Saint-Victor-la-Coste
St. Victor la Coste overview.JPG
Coat of arms of Saint-Victor-la-Coste
Coat of arms
Saint-Victor-la-Coste is located in France
Saint-Victor-la-Coste
Saint-Victor-la-Coste
Coordinates: 44°03′46″N 4°38′35″E / 44.0628°N 4.6431°E / 44.0628; 4.6431Coordinates: 44°03′46″N 4°38′35″E / 44.0628°N 4.6431°E / 44.0628; 4.6431
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Gard
Arrondissement Nîmes
Canton Roquemaure
Intercommunality Rhône Cèze Languedoc
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Pizard-Deschamps
Area
 • Land1 26.64 km2 (10.29 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,845
 • Population2 density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 30302 / 30290
Elevation 68–275 m (223–902 ft)
(avg. 138 m or 453 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-Victor-la-Coste is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

Built against a hill overlooking a plain covered with vineyards with the Rhone valley in the distance, the town was once part of the medieval domain of the Sabran family, vassals to the Count of Toulouse.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 775 —    
1968 919 +18.6%
1975 951 +3.5%
1982 1,143 +20.2%
1990 1,285 +12.4%
1999 1,524 +18.6%
2008 1,845 +21.1%

Sights[edit]

Interesting sights include an 11th-century church and a 13th-century fort, known locally as Le Castellas, and which was restored by the French volunteer organization La Sabranenque.

Wine[edit]

There are several wineries in the village producing Côtes du Rhone wines.

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