Camon, Ariège

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Camon
Commune
The main entrance to Camon village
The main entrance to Camon village
Coat of arms of Camon
Coat of arms
Camon is located in France
Camon
Camon
Location within Occitanie region
Camon is located in Occitanie
Camon
Camon
Coordinates: 43°01′20″N 1°58′03″E / 43.0222°N 1.9675°E / 43.0222; 1.9675Coordinates: 43°01′20″N 1°58′03″E / 43.0222°N 1.9675°E / 43.0222; 1.9675
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Pamiers
Canton Mirepoix
Intercommunality Pays de Mirepoix
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Huillet
Area1 10.25 km2 (3.96 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 164
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 09074 /09500
Elevation 326–582 m (1,070–1,909 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.

Camon (Occitan: Camon) is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France. Nicknamed Little Carcassonne, it is one of the most beautiful villages of France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962113—    
1968147+30.1%
1975116−21.1%
1982110−5.2%
1990125+13.6%
1999144+15.2%
2008164+13.9%

The inhabitants of the town of Camon are called Camonais.[1]

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