Chamborigaud

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Chamborigaud
Commune
Viaduct of Chamborigaud, with Mont Lozère in the background
Viaduct of Chamborigaud, with Mont Lozère in the background
Coat of arms of Chamborigaud
Coat of arms
Chamborigaud is located in France
Chamborigaud
Chamborigaud
Location within Occitanie region
Chamborigaud is located in Occitanie
Chamborigaud
Chamborigaud
Coordinates: 44°18′07″N 3°58′43″E / 44.302°N 3.9786°E / 44.302; 3.9786Coordinates: 44°18′07″N 3°58′43″E / 44.302°N 3.9786°E / 44.302; 3.9786
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGard
ArrondissementAlès
CantonLa Grand-Combe
IntercommunalityHautes Cévennes
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Émile Corbier
Area117.86 km2 (6.90 sq mi)
Population (2013)2813
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code30080 /30530
Elevation259–887 m (850–2,910 ft)
(avg. 329 m or 1,079 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.

Chamborigaud is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

The village is known for its stunning viaduct, designed by Charles Dombre, the construction of which ended in 1867. Unlike most other bridges of this type, the curve of the Viaduct of Chamborigaud faces upstream.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793695—    
1821923+32.8%
1846844−8.6%
18721,363+61.5%
19011,455+6.7%
19261,513+4.0%
19461,281−15.3%
19621,313+2.5%
19681,083−17.5%
1975869−19.8%
1982872+0.3%
1990716−17.9%
1999731+2.1%
2008782+7.0%

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