Alzon

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Alzon
Commune
A general view of Alzon
A general view of Alzon
Coat of arms of Alzon
Coat of arms
Alzon is located in France
Alzon
Alzon
Location within Occitanie region
Alzon is located in Occitanie
Alzon
Alzon
Coordinates: 43°58′04″N 3°26′25″E / 43.9678°N 3.4403°E / 43.9678; 3.4403Coordinates: 43°58′04″N 3°26′25″E / 43.9678°N 3.4403°E / 43.9678; 3.4403
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gard
Arrondissement Le Vigan
Canton Le Vigan
Intercommunality Pays Viganais
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Roger Laurens
Area1 27.48 km2 (10.61 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 193
 • Density 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 30009 /30770
Elevation 502–1,414 m (1,647–4,639 ft)
(avg. 600 m or 2,000 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.

Alzon is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

The commune is located in the south of the Cévennes National Park, in the upper Vis river valley.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 800—    
1800 832+4.0%
1806 1,028+23.6%
1821 999−2.8%
1831 1,075+7.6%
1836 1,055−1.9%
1841 1,093+3.6%
1846 1,065−2.6%
1851 1,002−5.9%
1856 952−5.0%
1861 942−1.1%
1866 972+3.2%
1872 882−9.3%
1876 838−5.0%
1881 916+9.3%
1886 1,746+90.6%
1891 1,031−41.0%
1896 744−27.8%
1901 683−8.2%
1906 665−2.6%
1911 623−6.3%
1921 517−17.0%
1926 508−1.7%
1931 518+2.0%
1936 457−11.8%
1946 383−16.2%
1954 339−11.5%
1962 358+5.6%
1968 280−21.8%
1975 237−15.4%
1982 201−15.2%
1990 183−9.0%
1999 211+15.3%
2008 223+5.7%

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