La Cavalerie

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La Cavalerie
Commune
Restored ramparts
Restored ramparts
La Cavalerie is located in France
La Cavalerie
La Cavalerie
Location within Occitanie region
La Cavalerie is located in Occitanie
La Cavalerie
La Cavalerie
Coordinates: 44°00′35″N 3°09′36″E / 44.0097°N 3.16°E / 44.0097; 3.16Coordinates: 44°00′35″N 3°09′36″E / 44.0097°N 3.16°E / 44.0097; 3.16
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAveyron
ArrondissementMillau
CantonCausses-Rougiers
IntercommunalityLarzac Dourbie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Muret
Area140.56 km2 (15.66 sq mi)
Population (2008)21,021
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code12063 /12230
Elevation764–892 m (2,507–2,927 ft)
(avg. 800 m or 2,600 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.

La Cavalerie (Occitan: La Cavalariá) is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France. During the 1970s it became the focal point of peasant resistance to the proposed extension of the Larzac military training base, just to the north.

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Historical population
YearPop.±%
1968734—    
1975748+1.9%
1982900+20.3%
1990701−22.1%
1999813+16.0%
20081,021+25.6%

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