Graissessac

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Graissessac
Graissessac seen from the Col du Layrac
Graissessac seen from the Col du Layrac
Coat of arms of Graissessac
Coat of arms
Graissessac is located in France
Graissessac
Graissessac
Coordinates: 43°40′54″N 3°05′36″E / 43.6817°N 3.0933°E / 43.6817; 3.0933Coordinates: 43°40′54″N 3°05′36″E / 43.6817°N 3.0933°E / 43.6817; 3.0933
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Bédarieux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francine Saisi
Area1 10.03 km2 (3.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 690
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 34117 / 34260
Elevation 270–1,001 m (886–3,284 ft)
(avg. 1,000 m or 3,300 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.

Graissessac is a commune in the Hérault département in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.

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Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1881 3,089 —    
1891 2,936 −5.0%
1901 2,093 −28.7%
1911 2,042 −2.4%
1921 2,200 +7.7%
1931 2,548 +15.8%
1936 2,416 −5.2%
1954 2,404 −0.5%
1962 1,962 −18.4%
1968 1,510 −23.0%
1975 1,134 −24.9%
1982 924 −18.5%
1990 687 −25.6%
1999 632 −8.0%
2008 690 +9.2%

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