Bellegarde, Gard

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Bellegarde
Commune
A general view of Bellegarde
A general view of Bellegarde
Coat of arms of Bellegarde
Coat of arms
Bellegarde is located in France
Bellegarde
Bellegarde
Location within Occitanie region
Bellegarde is located in Occitanie
Bellegarde
Bellegarde
Coordinates: 43°45′16″N 4°30′55″E / 43.7544°N 4.5153°E / 43.7544; 4.5153Coordinates: 43°45′16″N 4°30′55″E / 43.7544°N 4.5153°E / 43.7544; 4.5153
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGard
ArrondissementNîmes
CantonBeaucaire
IntercommunalityBeaucaire-Terre d'Argence
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Juan Antoine Martinez
Area144.96 km2 (17.36 sq mi)
Population (2008)26,183
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code30034 /30127
Elevation1–102 m (3.3–334.6 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

Bellegarde (Occitan: Bèlagarda) is a commune in the Gard départment in southern France.

The village was the birthplace of Batisto Bonnet (1844–1925), a noted writer in the Provençal dialect.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19622,484—    
19683,052+22.9%
19753,163+3.6%
19823,924+24.1%
19904,508+14.9%
19994,913+9.0%
20086,183+25.8%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petit, Marcel, Vido d'enfant - Batisto Bonnet. (in French), retrieved 2017-10-05

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