Castelnau-le-Lez

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Castelnau-le-Lez
Commune
Church Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Church Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Castelnau-le-Lez is located in France
Castelnau-le-Lez
Castelnau-le-Lez
Location within Occitanie region
Castelnau-le-Lez is located in Occitanie
Castelnau-le-Lez
Castelnau-le-Lez
Coordinates: 43°38′13″N 3°54′07″E / 43.6369°N 3.9019°E / 43.6369; 3.9019Coordinates: 43°38′13″N 3°54′07″E / 43.6369°N 3.9019°E / 43.6369; 3.9019
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Montpellier
Canton Montpellier - Castelnau-le-Lez
Intercommunality Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Pierre Grand (RS)
Area1 11.18 km2 (4.32 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 14,999
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 34057 /34170
Elevation 19–93 m (62–305 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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.

Castelnau-le-Lez is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France. It is on the outskirts of Montpellier, around 3 km north of the centre of Montpellier.

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Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793450—    
1800496+10.2%
1806547+10.3%
1821696+27.2%
1831673−3.3%
1836745+10.7%
1841787+5.6%
1846794+0.9%
1851861+8.4%
1856827−3.9%
1861894+8.1%
18661,120+25.3%
1872906−19.1%
1876884−2.4%
1881815−7.8%
1886884+8.5%
1891954+7.9%
18961,141+19.6%
19011,213+6.3%
19061,202−0.9%
19111,103−8.2%
19211,120+1.5%
19261,504+34.3%
19311,959+30.3%
19362,226+13.6%
19462,345+5.3%
19542,923+24.6%
19624,979+70.3%
19688,169+64.1%
19759,339+14.3%
19829,884+5.8%
199011,043+11.7%
199914,214+28.7%
200814,999+5.5%

Twin towns[edit]

Castelnau-le-Lez is twinned with:

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