Saverdun

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Saverdun
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Saverdun
Coat of arms
Saverdun is located in France
Saverdun
Saverdun
Coordinates: 43°14′08″N 1°34′31″E / 43.2356°N 1.5753°E / 43.2356; 1.5753Coordinates: 43°14′08″N 1°34′31″E / 43.2356°N 1.5753°E / 43.2356; 1.5753
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Pamiers
Canton Saverdun
Intercommunality Saverdun
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Philippe Calleja
Area
 • Land1 61.47 km2 (23.73 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Population2 4,531
 • Population2 density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09282 / 09700
Elevation 209–374 m (686–1,227 ft)
(avg. 235 m or 771 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.

Saverdun is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Saverdun are called Saverdunois.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 3,447 —    
1968 3,916 +13.6%
1975 3,969 +1.4%
1982 3,639 −8.3%
1990 3,568 −2.0%
1999 3,589 +0.6%
2008 4,435 +23.6%
2011 4,531 +2.2%

Name[edit]

Saverdun gave its name to the former city of Verdun, Quebec, Canada, now a borough of Montreal, which was founded in 1671 by Zacharie Dupuis, a native of Saverdun.

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