Gignac, Hérault

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Gignac
Notre Dame de Grâce
Notre Dame de Grâce
Coat of arms of Gignac
Location of Gignac
Map
Gignac is located in France
Gignac
Gignac
Gignac is located in Occitanie
Gignac
Gignac
Coordinates: 43°39′N 3°33′E / 43.65°N 3.55°E / 43.65; 3.55Coordinates: 43°39′N 3°33′E / 43.65°N 3.55°E / 43.65; 3.55
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentHérault
ArrondissementLodève
CantonGignac
IntercommunalityVallée de l'Hérault
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-François Soto[1]
Area
1
29.85 km2 (11.53 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
6,480
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
34114 /34150
Elevation28–286 m (92–938 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Gignac (French pronunciation: ​[ʒiɲak]; Occitan: Ginhac) is a commune in the Hérault département in the Occitanie region in southern France.

Population[edit]

Its inhabitants are called Gignacois.[3]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 2,746—    
1975 2,848+0.52%
1982 3,228+1.81%
1990 3,652+1.55%
1999 3,955+0.89%
2007 5,059+3.13%
2012 5,654+2.25%
2017 6,200+1.86%
Source: INSEE[4]

Sights[edit]

  • Gignac Bridge over the river Hérault, completed 1810.
  • Church of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
  • "Tour sarrasine" tower

Personalities[edit]

Map[edit]

Map

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ "Gignac (34150), Hérault". Intern@ute.
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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