Canton of Roujan

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Canton de Roujan
French canton
Location of canton de Roujan in the department of Hérault
Location of canton de Roujan in the department of Hérault
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Seat Roujan
Communes 11
 • Representative Francis Boutes
Population (2006)
 • Total 7,891

The canton de Roujan is a former canton in the Arrondissement of Béziers, Hérault department, and Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It consisted of 11 communes, which joined the canton of Cazouls-lès-Béziers in 2015.[1]


The Canton contained the following communes:


Term Name Political party Job
1945–1963 Marin Calas SFIO Wine merchant
Maire of Neffiès (1945–1947)
1963–1976 Jean Péridier SFIO (later PS) Sénator (1959–1980)
Maire of Le Pouget
1976–1988 Yves Verdeil PCF
1988-en cours Francis Boutes PS Maire de Gabian
Vice-President of the Conseil Général

Canton renewed in 2008, renewable in 2014.


Cassan abbey, in Roujan
Olivettes dam in Vailhan


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Coordinates: 43°30′05″N 3°13′19″E / 43.50139°N 3.22194°E / 43.50139; 3.22194