Campouriez

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Campouriez
Bes-Bédène in Campouriez
Bes-Bédène in Campouriez
Coat of arms of Campouriez
Coat of arms
Location of Campouriez
Campouriez is located in France
Campouriez
Campouriez
Campouriez is located in Occitanie
Campouriez
Campouriez
Coordinates: 44°41′25″N 2°36′26″E / 44.6903°N 2.6072°E / 44.6903; 2.6072Coordinates: 44°41′25″N 2°36′26″E / 44.6903°N 2.6072°E / 44.6903; 2.6072
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAveyron
ArrondissementRodez
CantonAubrac et Carladez
IntercommunalityViadène
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Laparra
Area
1
18.38 km2 (7.10 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
400
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
12048 /12460
Elevation226–713 m (741–2,339 ft)
(avg. 510 m or 1,670 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.

Campouriez is a commune in the Aveyron department of southern France. It is part of the former province of Rouergue, which utilised the Rouergat dialect of Languedocien Occitan. Inhabitants of Campouriez are called Campouriézois.

Geography[edit]

The territory of this commune takes up a portion of the central-southern area of the Massif central, on the Viadène plateau and near the gorge of the Truyère and the valley of the Lot River. The village is located on a hilltop, and is surrounded by the hamlets la Vaysse, la Joanie, le Bruel, Nigole, Banhars and especially Bez-Bédène.

History[edit]

The name Campouriez comes from "champ d'or," Occitan for "field of gold."

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962490—    
1968540+10.2%
1975512−5.2%
1982500−2.3%
1990422−15.6%
1999393−6.9%
2008400+1.8%

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