Jacou

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Jacou
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Jacou
Coat of arms
Jacou is located in France
Jacou
Jacou
Coordinates: 43°39′41″N 3°54′44″E / 43.6614°N 3.9122°E / 43.6614; 3.9122Coordinates: 43°39′41″N 3°54′44″E / 43.6614°N 3.9122°E / 43.6614; 3.9122
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Montpellier
Canton Castries
Intercommunality Montpellier
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Renaud Calvat
Area1 3.43 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 4,882
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 34120 / 34830
Elevation 45–85 m (148–279 ft)
(avg. 68 m or 223 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.

Jacou (Occitan: Jacon) is a commune in the Hérault département in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.

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Population[edit]

In 2012, the town had 5 658 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known through the population censuses carried out in the town since 1793. From of the 21st century, censuses of the towns of less than 10 000 inhabitants take place every five years, unlike other cities that have a sample survey each year.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 81 —    
1800 61 −24.7%
1806 92 +50.8%
1821 85 −7.6%
1831 88 +3.5%
1836 90 +2.3%
1841 117 +30.0%
1846 111 −5.1%
1851 145 +30.6%
1856 138 −4.8%
1861 132 −4.3%
1866 145 +9.8%
1872 153 +5.5%
1876 141 −7.8%
1881 134 −5.0%
1886 120 −10.4%
1891 125 +4.2%
1896 124 −0.8%
1901 160 +29.0%
1906 164 +2.5%
1911 152 −7.3%
1921 175 +15.1%
1926 159 −9.1%
1931 179 +12.6%
1936 160 −10.6%
1946 209 +30.6%
1954 241 +15.3%
1962 223 −7.5%
1968 247 +10.8%
1975 1,259 +409.7%
1982 1,774 +40.9%
1990 3,795 +113.9%
1999 4,757 +25.3%
2008 4,882 +2.6%

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