Vacquières

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Vacquières
Vacquieres eglise.jpg
Coat of arms of Vacquières
Coat of arms
Vacquières is located in France
Vacquières
Vacquières
Coordinates: 43°50′42″N 3°56′43″E / 43.845°N 3.9453°E / 43.845; 3.9453Coordinates: 43°50′42″N 3°56′43″E / 43.845°N 3.9453°E / 43.845; 3.9453
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Montpellier
Canton Claret
Intercommunality Orthus
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denise Gomez
Area
 • Land1 14.74 km2 (5.69 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 418
 • Population2 density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34318 / 34270
Elevation 85–206 m (279–676 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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.

Vacquières is a commune in the Hérault department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France. J-B Cavalier produces a very drinkable (organic) white wine here.

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1802 170 —    
1851 284 +67.1%
1901 260 −8.5%
1954 211 −18.8%
1962 175 −17.1%
1968 181 +3.4%
1975 174 −3.9%
1982 191 +9.8%
1990 231 +20.9%
1999 293 +26.8%
2008 418 +42.7%

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